Events and Online Training

Throughout the year we hold various events around the world to help you learn more about Better Cotton. From events that outline what it means to be a member of BCI, to specific training and networking events for existing members, you can find out what is happening and sign up on this page.

BCI 2017 Global Cotton Conference and Member Meeting: Berlin

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Thank you to the 294 attendees from 37 countries who joined us in Berlin for the first BCI Global Cotton Conference. This conference successfully brought the entire sector together to shape a more sustainable future for the cotton industry.

Review the agenda for a snapshot of the content.

The BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference location and date to be announced soon!

For any questions or support with the conference, please contact us at membership@bettercotton.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BCI Recruitment Events

Are you a Retailer or Brand interested in joining BCI and want to hear firsthand about Better Cotton and how the initiative works?

BCI seminars have been successfully hosted around the world in San Francisco, Amsterdam, New York City, Sao Paolo, Portland, Stockholm, London and more. Come along to understand the business case for your company to get involved in a responsible cotton sourcing program.

Already a BCI member?

Attend one of our introductory events and share your Better Cotton story and passion for sustainable change with prospective members.

There are currently no upcoming recruitment events, watch out for some to be listed soon. If you have any questions about upcoming events, or would like to express your interest please email your request to: membership@bettercotton.org.

 

BCI Regional Member Meetings

2017 Retailer and Brand Member Workshops

Our goal at BCI is to support our Retailer and Brand members to reach 1,000,000 MT of Better Cotton uptake in 2017. One mechanism to support this uptake is our facilitating peer-to-peer workshops, where active BCI Brand Members learn from each other and discuss how to unlock barriers for sourcing Better Cotton.
Please note, these workshops are not a BCI training.

Participant Limit: 2 attendees per BCI Retail and Brand Member only. Attendees should come prepared to actively participate!

Who should attend? This is a closed-door meeting for BCI Retail and Brand Members only, focused on Sourcing and Production teams. Meetings will be conducted in English only.

Current scheduled workshops:

Full Regional BCI Member Meetings

India

2017 (Details coming soon)

Pakistan

2017 (Details coming soon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Training Schedule

Follow the links below to register for online trainings:

 

BCI Chain of Custody Guidelines & Traceability System Trainings for Retailers and Brands

Wednesday , 7 June 2017, 10am – 11am Central European Time

During this training, we will explain the Better Cotton Chain of Custody Guidelines and how our traceability system works.

Please note that this online training is only for Retailers and Brands. All other company types (from lint purchase to end product sale) are trained through our online training platform.

Session in English.
Register here.

 

BCI Chain of Custody Guidelines & Traceability System Trainings for Retailers and Brands

Wednesday , 19 June 2017, 10:30am – 11:30am Central European Time

During this training, we will explain the Better Cotton Chain of Custody Guidelines and how our traceability system works.

Please note that this online training is only for Retailers and Brands. All other company types (from lint purchase to end product sale) are trained through our online training platform.

Session in English.
Register here.

 

BCI Chain of Custody Guidelines & Traceability System Trainings for Retailers and Brands

Wednesday , 5 July 2017, 10:30am – 11:30am Central European Time

During this training, we will explain the Better Cotton Chain of Custody Guidelines and how our traceability system works.

Please note that this online training is only for Retailers and Brands. All other company types (from lint purchase to end product sale) are trained through our online training platform.

Session in English.
Register here.