At C&A, we believe everyone should be able to look and feel good every day, while supporting a good quality of life for those who make our clothes and a healthy planet. We want our customers to trust us to do the right thing, so they can buy our products without having to choose between what’s sustainable and what’s not.
65% of C&A employees worldwide participated in our Inspiring World campaign, demonstrating their pride in our company, values, and efforts to make the world a better place
We have publicly disclosed our tier-1 and tier-2 suppliers’ factories worldwide. 46% of the workers in our supply chain work in top-rated factories
Through our sourcing of more sustainable cotton, we have reduced blue water consumption by 51% (blue water is the fresh surface water or groundwater used to grow a crop or produce goods)
We are the world’s largest buyer of organic cotton. 71% of the cotton we source is certified organic or Better Cotton – taking us closer to our 2020 goal of 100%
We are working towards a vision of the new normal – where sustainability is just another word for normal. To achieve our vision of fashion with a positive impact, our sustainability work is focused on the areas that are most relevant to our business and where we can have the biggest impact - our products, our supply chain, and people’s lives.
C&A is one of the most enduring and pioneering retailers in global apparel. We provide quality and affordable clothing to 3.5 million store visitors every day. With approximately 51,000 employees worldwide and more than 1 million apparel workers in our supply chain, we recognise our influence and our responsibility to use it for positive change throughout the industry.