• C&A is recognised as leading the shift towards more sustainable materials
• Material Change Insights Report provides one of the most comprehensive and data-supported analyses of how the industry is progressing in its shift to preferred materials
• Forever Denim collection highlights C&A’s position as one of the textile industry’s leaders in sustainability
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.
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.