Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / C&A publishes 1st global sustainability report
C&A publishes 1st global sustainability report
25
May '16
C&A, a leading fashion-retail business has announced the publication of its first global sustainability report. The report details C&A's 2015 progress toward the 2020 goals.

“In 2015, we focused on building strong governance and accountability to support our new sustainability strategy. Building sustainability into our business management system has been crucial to supporting our aspiration to create fashion with a positive impact,” said Jeffrey Hogue, C&A's global chief sustainability officer.

The report is a key component in a comprehensive new framework of corporate responsibility, with goals and key performance indicators (KPIs) focusing on sustainable products, supply and lives, where transparency, circular economy and gender serve as strategic lenses.

The report highlights C&A's name as the world's largest user of organic cotton by the Textile Exchange, and has increased the volume of more sustainable cotton used to 40 per cent. The company has also conducted first complete measurements of C&A's global carbon and water footprints, created a new sustainable chemicals management team and strategy, and completed independent chemicals management audits at 52 key fabric mills.

C&A has also launched a new code of conduct and audit process, supported by the disclosure of tier-1 and selected tier-2 factories in Asia and Europe. The company is committed to using 100 per cent responsible down standard (RDS) certified down in 2016. (NA)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

Textile sector may have uniform GST rate: Irani

The textile sector could have a uniform Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

EU rules needed to curb textile worker exploitation: MEPs

European Union (EU) rules are needed to oblige textile and clothing...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Apr 2017

US retail operating growth to be 1.5-2.5% in 2017: Moody's

The forecast for operating income growth in the US over the next 12...

Interviews View All

Ajay Ghariwala
Luthra Group

We are ready to adopt or follow every opportunity

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X