Weaving the #FabricofChange: the moral crisis of fast fashion.

Each year, 80 billion pieces of clothing are purchased across the globe, which is 400% more than 10 years ago. Unsurprisingly these sales constitute a major financial market. The fashion brand Christian Dior is one of the biggest companies in the world - last year their sales tot…

Call for Proposals - Drip Pool Programme Gujarat

C&A Foundation is looking for an organisation to develop a case study to document the lessons learned from the Drip Pool Programme for Cotton in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat, India. Completed proposals must be submitted to sustainablecotton@candafoundation.org by 05.30 PM, Th…

Triple Pundit kicks off series on forced labour

Despite decades -- centuries even -- of global efforts, forced and bonded labour can still be found around the world and throughout various supply chains. C&A Foundation has teamed up with Triple Pundit to explore the different types of forced and bonded labour and highlight indu…

Ready when disaster strikes

Population migration in recent decades has left Indian cities bursting at the seams. At the last census, 76 million people were living in urban slums - more than 8 million of them were children under six years old. C&A Foundation and Save the Children India are asking the questio…

Call for Expression of Interest for Principal Evaluator/Evaluation Team

Fundacion C&A and C&A Foundation invite evaluators/evaluation teams in Mexico to submit expressions of interest for conducting an evaluation of a two year programme focused on the integral well-being of the workers in the Mexican textile industry in order to improve productivity…

Call for Expression of Interest for Building an Organic Cotton Programme in Tanzania

C&A Foundation is issuing a Request for Expression of Interest (REoI) to identify organizations that could develop a programme for scaling organic cotton production in Tanzania.We seek a partner who can build a holistic and market based model to upscale organic cotton production…

Fabric of Change shines the way for philanthropy

Competitions that encourage innovation - rather than simply reward it - are becoming more and more popular as a means of philanthropic giving. Under the right circumstances, they are more effective than traditional grant-making, writes author Renya Reed Wasson in a recent issue o…

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…