Our Suppliers' Factory List Continuously increasing transparency in our supply chain

Our relationships with our suppliers have been developed over many years. Building on the trust developed over this time, our suppliers must deliver the highest quality products, made in a way that is in line with our environmental and labour standards. We also emphasize transparency, which in turn leads to accountability. To this end, we monitor the human rights conditions in our supply chain to ensure our standards are upheld and continually improved. We disclose the location of all of our global suppliers' tier-1and tier-2 factories, in accordance with our commitment to the Transparency Pledge.  We also disclose a proportion of our suppliers' tier-3 spinning and fabric mills.

 

Our objective of disclosing our suppliers' factories is threefold:

  1. Be completely transparent about where our products are made, so our customers and stakeholders can feel confident we’re making good choices.
  2. Improve worker rights and increase worker voice within our suppliers' factories.
  3. Provide a channel so that we can be alerted when issues are observed in our suppliers' factories and take immediate corrective action.

Our public disclosure on our suppliers’ production units covers 100% of our tier-1 and tier-2 suppliers’ factories (and number of our tier-3 vertically integrated production units that include spinning, fabric production and dyeing) for all markets, globally.  We update this list every two months to ensure that the information provided is up to date and relevant to our stakeholders.

Open Apparel Registry

The Open Apparel Registry (OAR) is a groundbreaking and open source tool that maps garment facilities worldwide and assigns a unique ID number to each. It aims to become the source for identifying all global apparel facilities and their affiliations by collating disparate supplier lists from industry stakeholders into a centralised map and database. The collated database of facility names, addresses, and affiliated parties is powered by an advanced name and address-matching algorithm that will allow users to understand facility affiliations, identify collaboration opportunities, and find potential new suppliers, among other activities.

C&A Foundation supported the launch and continued development of the OAR, and C&A is one of the only brands to have taken the time to upload its full list, which improved the learning algorithm for factory addresses. As the first initiative to freely share important industry data across brands, retailers, manufacturers, multi-stakeholder initiatives, and civil society, the OAR accelerates collaboration within the apparel industry and contributes to a new paradigm of open data that will ultimately help to make fashion a force for good.

IPE Green Supply Map

C&A also particpates in the IPE Green Supply Chain Map.  The Green Supply Chain Map is a leadership initiative dedicated to showcasing brands’ commitment to supply chain transparency and environmental management. It openly links brands' supplier lists to publicly-available environmental data, including real-time data for air emissions and wastewater discharge. Brands that voluntarily join the map demonstrate leadership by going transparent toward their concrete actions to monitor and improve environmental performance. The map creates a channel for these brands’ suppliers to publicly verify their environmental compliance.

At the same time, it also allows consumers to incorporate brands’ efforts to minimize supply chain environmental impacts into purchasing decisions. Map users can filter by brand to view and understand individual companies’ supply chains, or can also filter to see the types of data that each facility discloses, including real-time emissions data, feedback about corrective actions to improve environmental performance, and annual pollutant emissions and resource usage data. The map is bilingual, featuring both English and Chinese versions, and also includes a search bar to check supplier name keywords.

Read more on how we rate suppliers and their ratings

Read more about our zero discharge of hazardous chemicals disclosure

Read more about how we’re making transparency the norm​​​​​​​

How we define our supply chain tiers

Tier 1 - Cut and sew production units
Tier 2 - Printing, laundries, and embroidery
Tier 3 - Fabric mills, spinning mills, and dye houses

For more information regarding this human rights and environmental issues related to C&A's supply chain, please contact Aleix Gonzalez Busquets via email at aleixgb(at)canda.com or Jeffrey Hogue at jeffrey.hogue(at)canda.com.

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The following list provides the locations and names of all our first-tier suppliers and a number of our most important second-tier suppliers.

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