The Better Cotton Initiative exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future, by developing Better Cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity.

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News

Global Brands, NGOs, and The Prince of Wales Unite for Sustainable Cotton Communiqué

Friday, May 26th, 2017
This week in London, thirteen of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies signed... Read More

BCI 2017 Global Cotton Conference Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
The BCI 2017 Global Cotton Conference will take place in Berlin, Germany, from the 16–18 of... Read More

Stories

A Day in the Life of an Agricultural Advisor

Chamangul Abdusalomova has been an agricultural advisor with Sarob, our IP in Tajikistan, since 2013, supporting field facilitators in delivering training and advice to farmers. An agronomist by training, she holds field days to showcase... Read More

Helping Farmers Promote Decent Work

All workers have the right to decent work – work that offers fair pay, security and equal opportunities for learning and progression, in an environment where people feel safe, respected, and able to express their concerns or negotiate better conditions.... Read More

Events & Participation

Great to See You in Berlin!

The BCI Global Cotton Conference, held on 17 & 18 May, attracted hundreds of attendees from 37 countries—organisations large and small, public, private and non-profit. Thanks to everyone who participated.... Read More

Podcast: Material is Your Business

Daren Abney, BCI Membership Engagement Manager, and Jeff Wilson, Director of Business Value Strategy & Development for Textile Exchange discuss sustainability, business needs, measuring results and the importance of collective efforts. (Episode 008) Listen here...

Regional Member Meetings

BCI facilitates peer-to-peer workshops, where members learn from each other and discuss how to unlock barriers for sourcing Better Cotton. These events are held throughout the year in different locations.... Read More