A Movement To Reform Fashion
10-30-20 – After months of pressure by the #PayUp campaign, C&A agrees to #PayUp for more than $1.5 billion in completed and in-process orders placed prior to the pandemic in full and on time. Unlike competitors H&M and Zara, the billionaire-owned fast fashion chain took seven months to #PayUp, a decision that has “no doubt been costly to many suppliers,” notes the Worker Rights Consortium.
3-30-20 – C&A cancels and puts on hold at least $166 million worth of orders in Bangladesh, the largest known sum of any company other than Primark. Labor rights experts place the total value of money owed globally at upwards of $1 billion.