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Report urges collaboration on cotton

**Joint statement from the members of the Organic Cotton Accelerator** A recent independent publication claims that major users of cotton globally are failing to source sustainable cotton on a large scale, and should be considered a call to action. The report, commissioned by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad, and WWF, concludes that despite the significant progress made by a few leading companies, there is ‘significant room for improvement in company sourcing and reporting ...

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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 chain. “Approximately half of all clothes manufactured globally are created with cotton, but conventional cotton farming risks harming our planet irreparably”, said Cousteau. “We are excited to support a doc...

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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 successful pilot started by C&A Foundation and WWF-Pakistan in the Lasbella district in 2015. The programme has trained 500 cotton farmers in organic cultivation practices and helped them begin the journey towards ...

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Every day, the apparel industry touches over 100 million people, from farmers to factory workers, customers to colleagues. C&A Foundation is here to make sure that every one of them thrives.

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We aspire to see a fair and sustainable industry in which everyone can thrive. Our mission is to support and drive the initiatives that have the potential to make that happen.