In 2016, our portfolio
increased by 46%
since 2015.

€18m

2012

€23m

2013

€29m

2014

€38m

2015

€55.5m

+46%
2016

Where our grants went
€55.5m in total

€2.9m

committed to store giving programmes in European retail countries giving 488 grants to local communities in need

€2.8

committed to supporting engagement and volunteering activities, where over 19,471 C&A colleagues took part

€2.3m

committed to supporting early childhood education programmes in Brazil, reaching around 316,000 children, adolescents, family and community members and educators

€4.6m

committed to other strategic grants supporting a range of initiatives in gender justice and coalition building

€6.8m

committed to improving the lives and livelihoods of small cotton farmers through seven initiatives

€8.2m

committed to enabling just and dignified working conditions through 12 new initiatives

€6.1m

committed to eradicating forced and child labour in the supply chain through three initiatives

€17.3m

committed to promoting circular fashion

€4.5m

committed to humanitarian and disaster risk reduction initiatives

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In 2016

75,000

beneficiaries since 2015 across three signature programmes: Sustainable Cotton, Forced and Child Labour and Working Conditions

1,010,000

beneficiaries across our humanitarian programmes and disaster risk reduction programmes

26

new initiatives were financed across our
four signature programmes

19m

in co-financing for our grants has been committed in 2015/2016 by other donors, leveraging our industry-wide impact on Sustainable Cotton, Working Conditions and Forced Labour

11

multi-stakeholder initiatives supported:

Better Cotton Initiative, Cotton 2040, European Clothing Action Plan, Fashion for Good, ICAR, InPACTO, OCA, Organic & Fair Trade Cotton Secretariat in Madhya Pradesh, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Stitching ZDHC, Textile Exchange

Yearly commitments and
average grant size

Sustainable Cotton

€3.9m

€0.4m

2014/15

€8.2m

€1.2m

2015/16

€6.8m

€0.9m

2016/17

Working Conditions

€2.1m

€0.2m

2014/15

€4.7m

€0.5m

2015/16

€8.2m

€0.5m

2016/17

Forced and Child Labour

€3.1m

€1.6m

2014/15

€3.2m

€0.8m

2015/16

€6.1m

€0.7m

2016/17

Strengthening Communities

€6.1m

€0.4m

2014/15

€11m

€0.2m

2015/16

€7.3m

N/A

2016/17

Circular Fashion

N/A

2014/15

N/A

2015/16

€17.3m

N/A

2016/17
YEARLY
COMMITMENT
AVERAGE GRANT
SIZE

We judge our progress toward results
In 2016, we rated all of those strategic initiatives
that have been running for over a year.

0

Green:

Achievement of outputs/ outcomes. Conditions to support long-term impact. Barriers are mitigated.

0

Amber:

Some evidence of achievement of outputs/outcomes. Progress towards long-term impact. Barriers not mitigated*

0

Red:

Little evidence of progress towards outputs / outcomes / long-term impact*

*we work with partners on corrective actions to improve grant performance

Key performance indicators

Sustainable Cotton

Number of tons of sustainable cotton produced per year

Achieved 2016
16,030
15,348
Target 2016
28,780
Target 2020

Number of hectares under sustainable cotton cultivation

Achieved 2016
32,546
30,682
Target 2016
60,728
Target 2020

Percentage increase in net farm income by geography: India

Achieved 2016
29%
10%
Target 2016
30%
Target 2020

Percentage increase in net farm income by geography: Pakistan

Achieved 2016
-6%
0
 
10%
Target 2016
30%
Target 2020

Working Conditions

Number of workers benefiting from improved working conditions and wages

Achieved 2016
5,315
6,000
Target 2016
25,000
Target 2020

Number of disclosure and transparency mechanisms used by the industry

Achieved 2016
3
6
Target 2016
15
Target 2020

Number of collective bargaining agreements

Achieved 2016
0
0
Target 2016
30
Target 2020

Forced & Child Labour

Number of female and male survivors trained and employed with vialble livelihoods

Achieved 2016
10,379
16,500
Target 2016
55,000
Target 2020

Number of survivors and at-risk children enrolled in school

Achieved 2016
1,941
8,000
Target 2016
40,000
Target 2020

Number of brands collaborating in initiatives to improve the protection of workers

Achieved 2016
13
10
Target 2016
33
Target 2020

Strengthening Communities

Number of employees participating in IWD per year

Achieved 2016
15,839
10,000
Target 2016
32,000
Target 2020

Number of employees volunteering per year

Achieved 2016
3,682
3,800
Target 2016
5,500
Target 2020

Number of people reached/saved through humanitarian assistance per year

Achieved 2016
990,595
300,000
Target 2016
400,000
Target 2020

Gender Justice

Number of women in farm leadership roles

Achieved 2016
N/A
100
Target 2016
1,500
Target 2020

Number of women leading efforts to improve working conditions

Achieved 2016
35
15
Target 2016
115
Target 2020

Portfolio of operating partnerships
in € million per programme

Global

  • €22.7m Sustainable Cotton
  • €10.4m Working Conditions
  • €8.5m Forced & Child Labour
  • €18.9m Circular Fashion
  • €11m Strengthening Communities
  • €10.8m Other Strategic Grants

Mexico

  • €580k Working Conditions
  • €360k Strengthening Communities

Brazil

  • €437k Sustainable Cotton
  • €390k Working Conditions
  • €390k Forced & Child Labour
  • €1.6m Strengthening Communities
  • €3.9m Other Strategic Grants

Africa

  • €350k Sustainable Cotton

Turkey

  • €460k Working Conditions
  • €30k Strengthening Communities
  • €140k Other Strategic Grants

Europe

  • €3.5m Strengthening Communities
  • €4.2m Circular Fashion
  • €40k Other Strategic Grants

Pakistan

  • €1.5m Sustainable Cotton

India

  • €12.6m Sustainable Cotton
  • €1.4m Working Conditions
  • €5.5m Forced & Child Labour
  • €1m Strengthening Communities
  • €450k Other Strategic Grants

Bangladesh

  • €3.2m Working Conditions
  • €1.3m Strengthening Communities

Asia

  • €520k Sustainable Cotton
  • €1m Working Conditions
  • €1.7m Forced & Child Labour
  • €670k Strengthening Communities
  • €2.3m Other Strategic Grants

China

  • €3.7m Sustainable Cotton
  • €980k Strengthening Communities

Global

  • €3.6m Sustainable Cotton
  • €950k Forced and Child Labour
  • €3.4m Working Conditions
  • €14.7m Circular Fashion
  • €1.6m Strengthening Communities
  • €4m Other Strategic Grants