New reports on socio-economic and environmental impacts of cotton cultivation systems

Two new reports from American Institutes for Research (AIR) and Thinkstep International examine the socio-economic and environmental footprint of three cotton cultivation systems – Organic, Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) and Conventional – in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh…

Call for an Evaluation Team for an Independent Evaluation of the Foundation's Effectiveness

The overarching objective of the Overall Effectiveness Evaluation is: To assess the extent to which the foundation is making progress towards achieving its vision, mission and strategic objectives. Evaluation companies and / or consulting teams should have the following experi…

Shaping a good fashion future 

  C&A Foundation is about fundamentally transforming the fashion industry.  We are not looking for incremental change that will mitigate or lessen damage.  We are looking for disruptive change that will spark a whole new way of thinking.  We are looking for new ways of working…

An Extraordinary Day of Volunteering

This International Day of Volunteers, C&A Foundation and C&A Mexico celebrated together hosting a volunteering event for over 200 C&A employee volunteers in Guadalajara, Mexico. In one day, volunteers delivered 4,000 hand-made emergency hygiene kits to their partner, Save the C…

Seeking an Evaluation Team for an External Evaluation of the Initiative “Gajimu.com/garment”

C&A Foundation is seeking an Evaluation Team for an external evaluation of the initiative “Gajimu.com/garment”, initiative implemented by WageIndicator Indonesia and funded by C&A Foundation. Consultant(s) and consulting teams should have the following experience / skills: …

Seeking an Evaluation Team for an External Evaluation of the Initiative “Gajimu.com/garment”

C&A Foundation is seeking an Evaluation Team for an external evaluation of the initiative “Gajimu.com/garment”, initiative implemented by WageIndicator Indonesia and funded by C&A Foundation. Consultant(s) and consulting teams should have the following experience / skills: …

Call for Evaluators: Sumangali: Eradication of Exploitative Working Conditions in Southern India

  Together with terre des hommes Germany (tdh) C&A Foundation is seeking an Evaluation Team for an external evaluation of the initiative “Sumangali: Eradication of Extremely Exploitative Working Conditions in Southern India’s Textile Industry’, managed by terre des homes Germa…

Project Reinforces Organic Cotton Production in Semi-arid Region of Brazil

Over the next two years, the new Brazilian initiative, “Cotton in Organic Farming Consotium” will aid approximately 800 farming families by strengthening organic production in seven Brazil states. Cotton is the fiber most used in the fashion industry, but according to Embrapa…

Sustainability and Social Responsibility: Priority Issues at the Latin American Fashion Summit

This past 8 to 11 November, C&A Foundation sponsored the first Latin American Fashion Summit (LAFS) to discuss new and emerging challenges and business models in the fashion industry on the continent, and the tools required to give young designers increased opportunities to sta…

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Finance Mechanism 

C&A Foundation’s Drip Pool Programme highlights the importance of agro ecological initiatives and industry-wide collaboration in improving the livelihoods of smallholder and marginal Indian farmers while addressing environmental challenges.    Almost half of India’s population…