When you walk past a ‘Cotton On’ store you may not realise that there’s a selection of products on the shelves that are generating millions of dollars for international development projects each year.
Through a unique partnership with customers and team members, the Cotton On Foundation is focused on empowering youth globally through the delivery of quality education projects in Uganda, South Africa, Thailand and Australia.
Tim Diamond is the General Manager of the Cotton On Foundation, and has lead the passionate team since he was engaged by the Cotton On Group back in 2006 to develop the philanthropic arm of the business. The Cotton On Foundation’s mission is to develop 20,000 educational places globally by 2020, believing that education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty.
Tim has spoken to audiences across the globe, from Melbourne Fashion Festival events, to events as large as 60,000 people in New York. He has met personally with Ugandan President Museveni, where the Cotton On Foundation began their work over 10 years ago.
The Cotton On Foundation is the heartbeat of the Cotton On Group globally, across 14 countries, you can find a Cotton On Foundation product in over 1,500 stores and make a direct impact on their projects. The Cotton On Group is made up of 7 brands including Cotton On, Cotton On Body, Cotton On Kids, Typo, Factorie, Supre and Rubi, each with their own special connection to the Cotton On Foundation.