BCI Monthly Member Newsletter

Here you can find links to the most recent member newsletters. In the monthly member newsletter, we collate and share the latest BCI news, updates, stories, blogs and events. Each quarter we publish a quarterly newsletter for both members and non-members.

September Better Cotton Quarterly: Highlights 

– Sustainable Cotton Programmes Make Progress Towards Aligned Impact Measurement
– Innovation Challenge Finalists Pilot Sustainable Farming Solutions
– BCI’s Membership Growth Continues in 2020
– Improving Working Conditions for Farm Workers in Turkey
– Cotton Farming and Covid-19: On the Ground in Turkey
– Covid-19 Through a Gender Lens
– Register for Upcoming Webinar: Introduction to BCI
– Coming Soon: Survey and Resources for Members
– Want to Know More About BCI? Access Our Resource Hub


August Monthly Member Update: Highlights

World Water Week: Trialling Innovative Water-Saving Practices in Tajikistan

Covid-19 and the Cotton Sector: Covid-19 Through a Gender Lens

Register for Upcoming Cotton Outlook Webinar Series: September 2020

Learn more about BCI’s Gender Strategy

Have you Read the New Better Cotton Production and Uptake Report?


July Monthly Member Update: Highlights

175,000 Smallholder BCI Farmers in India Receive Covid-19 Insurance

Membership Fee Announcement

BCI Publishes Revised Chain of Custody Guidelines V1.4

Register for Upcoming Webinar: A Deeper Look at the BCI Assurance Model

Update on BCI Task Force on Forced Labour and Decent Work


June Better Cotton Quarterly: Highlights

– 2019 Annual Report Launch: BCI and Partners Provide Training to 2.3 Million Cotton Farmers
– BCI Programme Launches in Egypt
– Story From the Field: Changing Lives and Attitudes in Mozambique
– Better Cotton: Did You Know?
– BCI Webinar: Introduction to BCI
– Update: Task Force on Forced Labour and Decent Work
– Who Does BCI Reach Through Its Programmes?
– Find Out How BCI and Our Partners Are Responding and Adapting to Covid-19
– Celebrating and Sharing Field-Level Innovations


May Monthly Member Update: Highlights

Covid-19 and the Cotton Sector: Adapting and Innovating at Farm Level

Responding to the Covid Crisis: Q&A with Ambuja Cement Foundation

Register for Virtual BCI General Assembly: 9 June

Sign-Up for BCI Member Discussion Forum: Western China

Covid-19 Q&A: On the Ground in India


April Monthly Member Update: Highlights 

Covid-19 and the Cotton Sector: Protecting Farmer Livelihoods and Building Resilience

BCI Creates New Chain of Custody Advisory Group: Apply Now

Sustainable Farming Solutions Shortlisted for Better Cotton Innovation Challenge

BCI Sets Up Expert Task Force on Forced Labour and Decent Work



March Better Cotton Quarterly: Highlights

– BCI and Covid-19
– Global Cotton Sustainability Conference Moves to 2021
– Story From the Field: Achieving Economic Independence
– BCI Licensing in Western China
– Assessing Field-Level Results and Impact
– International Women’s Day 2020: Celebrating Gender Equality
– New Video: Highlights from the 2020 Implementing Partner Meeting
– New Output Declaration Form Deadline for Retailer and Brand Members
– Register for Upcoming Online Member-Only Events


February Monthly Member Update: Highlights 

BCI Partners Recognised for Innovative Biodiversity Management

BCI Publishes Key Assurance Programme Updates

Meet the Conference Speaker: Q&A with Reuben Turner, GOOD Agency

Retailer and Brand Member Reminder: Claims Framework Requirements



January Monthly Member Update: Highlights 

2020: Message from CEO Alan McClay

Better Cotton Uptake Reaches New Levels

New Film: BCI Farmers in India Form Their Own Farmer-Owned Collective and Improve Their Livelihoods

BCI Welcomed More Than 210 New Members in the Second Half of 2019

Are You Following the New BCI Instagram Channel?


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