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Twitter Chat Recap: #ForcedFashion with C&A Foundation

Marissa headshotWords by Marissa Rosen

C&A foundation Sponsored Series

From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

Today, C&A Foundation, Remake, Freedom Fund, and TriplePundit came together to delve into the conversation of forced labor – an issue that still plagues supply chains around the world.

During the #ForcedFashion chat, we discussed the following and much more!

  • different types of bonded and forced labor

  • industries where this practice is still occurring

  • how brands, specifically in fashion, are combating forced labor

  • Anindit Roy Chowdhury (@CandAFund) - Programme Manager Gender Justice & Human Rights C&A Foundation

  • Ayesha Barenblat (@remakeourworld) - Founder of Remake

  • Ginny Baumann (@Freedom_Fund) - Senior Program Officer, The Freedom Fund

About C&A Foundation

C&A Foundation is the corporate foundation affiliated with global clothing retailer C&A. They are working to transform the fashion industry by providing partners with financial support, expertise and access to networks in order to drive change. C&A Foundation’s work focuses on four areas that they believe will have the biggest impact for people: accelerating sustainable cotton, improving working conditions, eradicating forced and child labour and strengthening local communities.

Image credits: Norwood Themes and Sara Kurfeß via Unsplash

Marissa Rosen headshotMarissa Rosen

Marissa is the Owner of Climate Social, LLC. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Mizzou and a master's in environmental studies from UPenn. 

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