A fair and sustainable fashion industry that enables people to thrive

Making Fashion a Force for Good

What We Do

We are a corporate foundation here to fundamentally transform the fashion industry.

How We Work

Together with our partners, we take collective action guided by our theories of change and by the principles of gender justice.

Results & Learning

We are a learning organisation, enabling our staff to learn, adapting our structures and sharing our lessons.

Laudes Foundation launches to accelerate the transition to a just and regenerative economy

Laudes Foundation launches today with the aim to address the dual crises of climate breakdown and inequality that endanger nature and jeopardize the safety and dignity of countless communities around the world.   The same human ingenuity that has brought unparalleled prosperity to many is being called on now to redefine what value is, beyond shareholder interests alone. Laudes Foundation will s...

RFP - Developmental Evaluation of the Good Fashion Fund

C&A Foundation and Fount (Fund Manager) call for proposals for a Developmental Evaluation (DE) of the Good Fashion Fund (GFF). The GFF was set up in mid-2019 to invest in the adoption of high-impact and disruptive technologies, and circular innovations in the apparel and footwear production industry in Asia. The key objectives are to: Generate substantial and measurable environmental and soc…

For fashion that is more transparent

Workers well-being at Maquilas: Consuelo and Natalia pave the way

Piedras Negras, Mexico

A fighting woman

Ceará, Brazil

How does empowerment help change the lives of women working at a maquila?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

Nipa's dream to one day establish a training centre

Dhaka, Bangladesh

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

A collective journey towards autonomy

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

Tailoring solutions

Brasil

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

Building appreciation for seamstresses in marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

KaKa: A Collective Struggle

Santana do Livramento, Brazil

A Collective Transformation

São Paulo, Brazil

Returning to their traditions

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

Earthquake: community reconstruction and strengthening

Morelos, Mexico

Hand in hand for a better Fashion Industry

São Paulo, Brazil

What should working women do when their health may be at risk on the job?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Connecting for collective action

Tamil Nadu, India

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

The power of marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Use of Role-Play in Challenging Conventional Gender Roles

Faridabad, India

You must educate your children

Handmade

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

A dream that changes lives

São Paulo, Brazil

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Life After Forced Labour: Mrs. Mariyasanthi and the rice cooker

What can maquila workers do to demand better pay?

Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico

One pulling up the other

Jessore, Bangladesh

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey to Receive an Education

Madhya Pradesh, India

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Breaking the cycle of violence: Stories of courage

Karnataka, India

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

Organic farming as a legacy

Piauí, Brazil

A Woman of Character

Ceará, Brazil

More than organic cotton

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Returning to their traditions

More than organic cotton

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

A Woman of Character

Ceará, Brazil

A collective journey towards autonomy

Organic farming as a legacy

Piauí, Brazil

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

You must educate your children

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

How does empowerment help change the lives of women working at a maquila?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

What should working women do when their health may be at risk on the job?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

What can maquila workers do to demand better pay?

Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico

Earthquake: community reconstruction and strengthening

Morelos, Mexico

Nipa's dream to one day establish a training centre

Dhaka, Bangladesh

A dream that changes lives

São Paulo, Brazil

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

Life After Forced Labour: Mrs. Mariyasanthi and the rice cooker

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey to Receive an Education

Madhya Pradesh, India

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

The Use of Role-Play in Challenging Conventional Gender Roles

Faridabad, India

One pulling up the other

Jessore, Bangladesh

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

For fashion that is more transparent

Workers well-being at Maquilas: Consuelo and Natalia pave the way

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Breaking the cycle of violence: Stories of courage

Karnataka, India

Hand in hand for a better Fashion Industry

São Paulo, Brazil

Connecting for collective action

Tamil Nadu, India

Tailoring solutions

Brasil

KaKa: A Collective Struggle

Santana do Livramento, Brazil

The power of marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Building appreciation for seamstresses in marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A Collective Transformation

São Paulo, Brazil

A fighting woman

Ceará, Brazil

Handmade

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As of 2 March, C&A Foundation has officially become the fashion programme of Laudes Foundation, and this website will no longer be updated. To stay up to date on our work in fashion, visit the Laudes Foundation website.

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