Are you up for the Charity Cup Challenge?

This spring, C&A Europe is calling on kids and customers to have fun – and do some good for Save the Children – through the C&A Charity Cup Challenge.The 'cup song' has swept across schools and social media in recent years. A quick YouTube search brings up thousands of videos of…

Could we be a step closer to ending child labour?

For years, brands and retailers have operated with the uncomfortable knowledge that their supply chains are not as 'clean' as they would like. Child labour is still happening within the apparel sector, especially at the bottom of the supply chain and with home-based work - but ta…

Working with Indigenous Artisan Women in Mexico

For the past two years, C&A Foundation has been partnering with C&A to celebrate women through a campaign called Inspiring Women. Over a period of a few weeks each year, C&A colleagues are encouraged to share stories of the women that have inspired them. For each story shared, C&…

What incentivises sustainable fashion: Lessons from entrepreneurs

An estimated 75 million people are now employed by the apparel industry. It's a number that has almost quadrupled in the last 15 years. With this exponential growth, the not-so-hidden costs of fashion too have increased. But while critics say that changing company behaviour simpl…

Vacancy, Bilingual Communications Coordinator

Are you passionate about sustainable fashion and looking for a new challenge? Then join the Germany-based team of C&A Foundation.C&A Foundation is looking for a Bilingual (German/English) Communications Coordinator to complement our Impact & Communications team. Our ideal candida…

Data for better design

Information is power when it comes to reducing the environmental impact of our industry, and a new and improved tool from the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is helping product designers to make better, less impactful choices at the product development stage. The SAC's revamp…

Social entrepreneur inspires Sri Lanka’s garment workers to “Stand Up” for rights

Shirone Kaushalya makes leather jackets. But she rarely sees the finished product.The 30-year-old woman uses a hammer to pound on the ridges and bumps of raw leather until it is smooth enough for stitching. Then she hands the flattened material to the next station in production a…

Cyclone Vardah: Supporting Save the Children’s emergency response in India

India Cyclone Vardah made landfall in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on 12th December 2016 and moved progressively towards Tamil Nadu coast and Chennai. The cyclone has left a trail of destruction across 5 districts: Nellore and Chittor in Andhra Pradesh and Chennai, Tiruvallur an…

Cultivating a new generation of organic farmers

In November 2015, a new chapter was unveiled in the history of one of India's premier agriculture universities - the Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (JNKVV) - as it launched a one of a kind programme on organic farming in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The Organic Certific…

BRAC and BGMEA support Bangladeshi factory mapping

BRAC University (BRACU) and the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) have signed a groundbreaking agreement to support the collection of credible, comprehensive and accurate data about the ready-made garment (RMG) industry. They have also agreed to…