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.
Dusseldorf / Berlin, 31 January 2020 – In keeping with C&A’s pioneering spirit and commitment to driving innovation in circular fashion and sustainability, the fashion retailer is proud to announce another world’s first with ‘Beluga Denim’ – the first fabric ever to be awarded Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Platinum. Beluga Denim is currently the only fabric certified at this level worldwide by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. The fabric will be introduced at the world’s leading Cradle to Cradle event today, the C2C Congress 2020 in Berlin.
Dusseldorf – 3 February 2020. Fashion retailer C&A announced that it received approval from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for absolute reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 30% across all scopes. C&A’s science-based target (SBT) approval marks yet another milestone in the company’s sustainability journey to reduce CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions by sourcing more sustainable materials and a responsible management of its supply chain environmental performance.
Düsseldorf, October 31, 2019. C&A has been recognized for its leadership in environmental supply chain management by China’s most influential environmental NGO, the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE). In this year’s Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), C&A ranks third out of 80 apparel and textile brands and fourth overall of 438 companies across all industries.
Dusseldorf, April 24th, 2019 – ‘Fashion Revolution’ has published its ‘2019 Fashion Transparency Index’, ranking C&A as No. 4 amongst the world’s 200 biggest global fashion brands and retailers. Fashion Revolution is a not-for-profit global movement that campaigns for systemic reform of the fashion industry with a focus on the need for greater transparency in the fashion supply chain.