Dusseldorf, 17 February 2021 – C&A Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean Sebastien Guy as Chief People & Culture Officer and Betty Kieß as Head of Corporate Communications Europe, effective 1 March 2021 and 12 April 2021, respectively.
Dusseldorf, 25 January 2021 – The Board of C&A AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Hein Schumacher as Non-Executive Director, effective 25 January 2021. Hein Schumacher is CEO of the global dairy company FrieslandCampina.
Dusseldorf, 2 December 2020 – C&A announces that Aleix Busquets Gonzalez has been promoted to Director Global Sustainability, effective as of 1 December 2020.
In this role, he will oversee the implementation of C&A’s global sustainability strategy, drive its European sustainability programmes and ensure alignment with the brand’s sustainability activities in Brazil, Mexico and China.
Dusseldorf, 29 October 2020 – C&A lives up to its commitment to do its utmost to support apparel suppliers during the COVID-19 crisis. C&A has ensured 100% compensation for all orders previously put on hold and has been placing new orders despite the economic headwinds the fashion industry is facing across Europe.
C&A guarantees payment of all pre-corona orders that were in shipment, already produced or in production, at the original price and according to agreed payment terms. In addition, suppliers are compensated for all pre-corona orders for which production had not yet started, either financially or by placing new orders utilizing raw materials that had already been purchased.
C&A reports progress in reducing its carbon and water footprint by sourcing more sustainable cotton and cellulosic fibres
Düsseldorf, Germany, 15 October 2020 — C&A’s ongoing commitment to sourcing more sustainable cotton and cellulosic fibres has avoided more than 116,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain during 2019. During the same year, C&A avoided nearly 1.1 billion cubic metres (m3) of water — the equivalent of 440,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools , thanks to sourcing organic and Better Cotton, as well as sustainable cellulosic fibres.