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.
Aleix Busquets Gonzalez takes over responsibilities as Head of Sustainability following Jeffrey Hogue
Dusseldorf, Germany, 16 July 2020 – C&A is pleased to announce that Aleix Busquets Gonzalez has taken on the role as Head of Sustainability on an ad-interim basis. Aleix Busquets Gonzalez is following Jeffrey Hogue who has decided to begin a new chapter with his family in the United States.
Dusseldorf, 13 July 2020 - C&A has been nominated for this year’s German Sustainability Award in the Design category by the Stiftung Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis e.V. and 45-strong jury of experts.
Dusseldorf, 14 February 2020 – C&A is phasing out the sale of single-use plastic bags in all of its more than 1,400 stores across 18 countries in Europe. As of March 2020, the fashion retailer will introduce the durable ‘bag-for-life’, made of 80% recycled PET which will withstand many shopping trips. When worn out, it can be returned to any C&A store and exchanged for a new one free of charge.