The human face of our industry

Who are the people who make our clothes? What makes them laugh or cry? What are their hopes and fears? C&A Foundation is partnering with digital marketing agency Webable to bring a human face to the people working in the Bangladeshi garment industry.Called Made in Equality, the m…

Tazreen compensation finalised

The Tazreen Claims Administration Trust (TCA) has finalised its work, completing the compensation payments to the victims of the 2012 Tazreen Fashion fire in Bangladesh. In total, approximately USD 2.17 million was paid out to the families of the 112 dead and missing, and the 174…

How cotton recovery is changing the game for sustainable fashion

How can we sustainably shape the world of the future? How can we consume with a clear conscience? What shape does effective recycling take? These are a few of the questions that we all have to ask ourselves in light of the fact that raw materials are finite and we're using up t…

NGC and C&A explore sustainable cotton

On the occasion of the European premiere of the National Geographic documentary “For the Love of Fashion", water and sustainability advocate, Alexandra Cousteau, and C&A Chief Sustainability Officer, Jeffrey Hogue, emphasized the need for a paradigm shift in the cotton value chai…

Pakistan Embraces Organic Cotton

Organic cotton farming in Pakistan is getting a major boost, thanks to a partnership between C&A Foundation, WWF-Pakistan and the Agriculture Extension Department (AED) of Balochistan, a province in the west of the country.Hundreds of farmers are already benefitting from a succes…

Eliminating compliance barriers with Better Buying

Better Buying, an initiative that will collect suppliers' anonymous ratings of brands and retailers' purchasing practices, was introduced on May 12 at a multi-stakeholder workshop in Geneva, Switzerland. Set to become fully operational by 2017, the initiative will combine and sco…

Fabric of Change Winners

Three extraordinary initiatives were celebrated on May 12 at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the world's largest event on sustainability in fashion.The winners of the Fabric of Change challenge were awarded grants totaling €100,000 by C&A Foundation, which together with Ashoka, la…

Aid to Drought-Affected India

As the severe water crisis continues to affect millions of people across India, C&A Foundation is supporting its global humanitarian partner, Save the Children, with €175.000 of seed funding. This initial capital will help provide emergency relief items, as well as support water…

Fighting Forced Labour through Journalism

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, in partnership with C&A Foundation, has unveiled a brand new initiative aimed at raising awareness of trafficking and forced labour across South Asia. Launched today, the three-year partnership includes the creation of the very first editorial d…