In 2014, C&A Foundation portfolio was larger than ever before, increasing by 25% since 2013.
increase in our financing since 2013
new initiatives were financed across our three signature programmes
expected beneficiaries in apparel industry focused initiatives
multi-stakeholder initiatives supported (Textile Exchange, Organic Cotton Accelerator, Organic and Fair Trade Cotton Secretariat, Sustainable Apparel Coalition)
In 2014, we rated all of those strategic initiatives that we running over a year.
Green: Achievement of outputs/outcomes. Conditions to support long-term impact. Barriers are mitigated.
Amber:Some evidence of achievement of outputs /outcomes. Progress towards long-term impact. Barriers not mitigated
Red:Little evidence of progress towards outputs /outcomes / long-term impact
€3.9 millioncommitted to improving the lives and livelihoods of smallholder cotton farmers11 initiatives funded in 2014
€2.1 millioncommitted to enabling just and dignified working conditions13 initiatives funded in 2014
€3.1 millioncommitted to eradicating forced labour in the supply chain2 initiatives funded in 2014
€7.1 millioncommitted to support other strategic initiatives with an expected reach of about 34,000 beneficiaries, supporting a range of projects from environmental and water footprint, to sustainable lives, innovation, and coalition building
€4.6 millioncommitted to humanitarian and disaster relief initiatives assisting over 22,500 people
€1.1 millioncommitted to support employee engagement initiatives (Volunteers, Total 4,606 of which in Brazil, 4,500)
€4.4 millioncommitted to support early childhood education programmes in Brazil, reaching around 43,100 children adolescents and educators
€2.7 millioncommitted to store giving programmes in Europe through 516 grants to assist families and children