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.

Be part of something Better.


23 more renowned companies pledge to source 100% more sustainable cotton by 2025

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
23 of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas,... Read More

BCI Retailer and Brand Members Lead the Way in Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2017

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
Released on Monday, the Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2017 reveals that BCI Retailer and Brand... Read More


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

Save the Date!

Join us for the BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference and Members’ Only General Assembly on 26 – 28 June 2018 in Brussels, Belgium... Read More

Field Trips for BCI Members

Join us for a chance to visit cotton farms, ginners, and other actors at the source of cotton production. Six locations around the world will offer different agendas and registration options.... 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...