Big ideas to
transform the industry

We fund initiatives that have the potential to create long-term change. Click through the list of our current grants to see more.

How to become a Partner

Solidar Suisse

Strengthen collective bargaining of worker-led democratic institutions and especially women workers, through the use of publicly disclosed data.

Solidaridad Network

Develop, implement and systematise a model of cotton production based on family farming that is resilient in semi-arid conditions and can be scaled and replicated in other regions.

Solidaridad Network

Support the "Better Mill Initiative" to reduce the environmental impact of wet processing in China.

Solidaridad Network Asia

Establish an organic cotton hotspot in Maharashtra by engaging 15,000 farmers and other stakeholders.

Solidarity Center

Strengthen skills and foster the capacity of trade union federations and factory-level leaders to enhance negotiations and collective bargaining through the understanding and utilization of publicly available data.

Solidarity Center

Research, advocacy, and action to combat gender based violence in the apparel sector.

Solidarity Center Afl Cio

Promoting Women's Labour and Human Rights in Brazilian Garment Sector Unions.

Sourcemap Inc.

Develop a global map of apparel factories with the aim of becoming the go-to source on supply chain relationships, collating disparate factory lists into one central, open-source map, listing factory names, address and affiliations. 

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)

Asses the needs of displaced workers in Hazaribagh, Bangladesh after the government closed down tanneries. 

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Improve the Higg Material Sustainability Index (Higg MSI), to help product designers to make better, less impactful choices at the product development stage.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Established a Policy Hub on Circular Economy in the Apparel and Footwear Industry between multiple organisations, including Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Global Fashion Agenda and Federation of European Sporting Goods Industry

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

To establish a Policy Hub on Circular Economy in the Apparel and Footwear Industry between multiple organisations, including Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Global Fashion Agenda and Federation of European Sporting Goods Industry

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Support the creation of a five-year strategic plan for the Social and Labour Convergence Project.

Sustainable Brands

Support for the sustainable fashion hub, giving visibility to the issue and to our partners by discussion on trends.

TechnoServe Inc.

Investigate the potential for a viable and thriving organic cotton sector in Tanzania.

Terre des hommes Deutschland

Improve the livelihoods of migrant cotton workers in India.

Terre des hommes Deutschland

Expand rehabilitation services for former bonded labourers, and carry out advocacy India.

Textile Exchange

Strengthen the ability of Textile Exchange to collect and disseminate data on organic cotton supply and demand.

The Ex'tax Project Foundation

Assess if putting a price on pollution and resource-use in Bangladesh is feasible and beneficial for the people of Bangladesh.

The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law

Designed and launched the "Living Wage Innovation Challenge" to identify and support new ways to address unjust wages in the apparel sector.