C&A Foundation’s Call for Proposals: Improving Working Conditions in the Apparel Industry

C&A Foundation
Last date: 
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Central African Republic
South Africa
Sri Lanka

Detailed Description

The C&A Foundation is seeking innovative concepts to improve working conditions in the apparel supply chain.

The Foundation is calling for Expression of Interest (EOI) that:

  • Increase accountability in the apparel industry through more transparent and traceable supply chains; and/or
  • Enable apparel worker voices and opinions to be heard.

Multi-year proposals with maximum budgets of EUR1.5 million will be considered as well as smaller pilots with durations of less than 18 months.

The Foundation welcomes both global and geography-specific concepts from all types of organisations (profit, non-profit, public sector). Geography-specific concepts must be in one
or more of the following countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Turkey, or Vietnam.

Focus Areas

  • Improved Livelihoods and fair wages
  • Just conditions for apparel workers
  • Restored natural environments in areas impacted by the industry

Work Areas

  • Demonstrating self sustaining models and methodologies to transform business and supply chains
  • Strengthening platforms and institutions to enable industry-wide change
  • Advocating for policy and behavior change through the value chain, from supplier to customer.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit two documents:

  • Concept note – adhering to the concept guidelines
  • Detailed proposal – with background analysis, a problem statement, objectives and approach, a budget and a monitoring and evaluation framework.

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