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Better Buying Releases Second Cycle Results

Following the spring launch of the Better BuyingTM Purchasing Practices Index (BBPPI), Better BuyingTM now released its second report designed to support industry efforts to improve purchasing practices in supply chains globally. The report reveals that suppliers experience incre...

C&A Foundation launches 2017 Annual Report

C&A Foundation’s Annual Report 2017 is a strong call to action to join the movement to transform the apparel industry.

€1.29 million in funding to support circular fashion initiatives

C&A Foundation’s work to make circular fashion a reality is set to receive a major boost thanks to the approval of five initiatives following the 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP): ‘Bridging the Gap’ Implementation of Circular Economy in the Apparel Sector.   Five pilot initiativ...

UNA maps gender initiatives in Brazil

UN Women and the Womanity Foundation present, in partnership with the C&A Foundation, the UNA Platform, a strategic, interactive and living online guide that maps the Brazilian ecosystem of initiatives and organisations that contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of wo...

Better Buying rates purchasing practises

Better Buying launched the first ever independent global index to rate the purchasing practices of brands and retailers. The Purchasing Practices Index (BBPPI) 2018 is designed to support industry efforts to improve purchasing practices in supply chains globally.  The index ranke...

Report urges for national injury insurance

A new report from the University of Sussex, titled  Workers’ Right to Compensation after Garment Factory Disasters: Making Rights a Reality calls for the changes that are needed to secure compensation of workers as a right, rather than as a form of charity. Although it’s been fi...

Garment Worker Diaries reveal struggle

A first-of-its-kind research project led by Microfinance Opportunities (MFO) in partnership with Fashion Revolution and C&A Foundation gives the most comprehensive picture yet of the living and working conditions faced by female garment workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia and India...

Humanity United launches venture fund

With the support of C&A Foundation and leading brands, Humanity United launches Working Capital, a $23 million early-stage venture fund to invest in ethical supply chain innovations.   The goal of the fund is to accelerate supply chain innovations to enable corporations to opera...

Yangon's garment sector workforce

In May 2017, C&A Foundation commissioned Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation and Andaman Research & Advisory to undertake a study of the garment sector workforce. C&A Foundation and its partners recognized there was a lack of a strong quantitative evidence on the demographics...

Insights from China's Textile Manufacturers

Stockholm, 30th August 2017 – The fashion industry is cleaning up, and so are Chinese textile manufacturers.  Right now there is an opportunity to lay the foundations for a clean and circular business model in China.  A new report by China Water Risk has found that the shift is...