Events and Webinars

Discover the events that Better Cotton is hosting or attending, both in-person and online. Check back regularly for all event updates.

Information about Better Cotton Field Trips can be found here. The Supplier Training Programme for Better Cotton Members is outlined here.

Better Cotton Conference | 22-23 June 2022 | Malmö Sweden and online

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After two years of adapted online engagement due to the pandemic, we are excited to share the dates for the next Better Cotton Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is Cotton + Climate Action.

Hosted in Malmö, Sweden in hybrid format—with both virtual and in-person options for joining—we look forward to the opportunity to engage face-to-face again.

Transforming the cotton sector is not the work of one organisation alone. Save 22-23 June 2022 in your calendars to join the Better Cotton community at this major event for stakeholders in the sustainable cotton sector.

REGISTER BEFORE 4 APRIL TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE EARLY BIRD RATES

Public Webinars

Upcoming Public Webinars

More information will be available shortly.

Past Public Webinars

17 February 2022 | Better Cotton Standard System: Revision of the Principles and Criteria 

This webinar was intended for Better Cotton Members, Partners and peers to learn about and engage with the revision of the Better Cotton Principles and Criteria.

Member-Only Webinars

Better Cotton hosts a series of member-only webinars throughout the year for all Better Cotton Members. In addition to the topic highlight, each of these webinars will provide key organisational updates, such as on global production and uptake numbers.

Better Cotton Members can register for these webinars via the Members’ Area of the website. If you need support with your member login details, please contact the Membership Team.

Upcoming Member Webinars

Better Cotton 2030 Strategy: Call to Action for Better Cotton Members

23 March 2022 | 13:00 – 14:00 GMT

Leaders from Better Cotton will discuss the launch of the 2030 Strategy, covering key themes and how members can actively support the new strategy in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more about the 2030 Strategy on our website and come prepared with questions as Better Cotton and its stakeholders continue to drive real, measurable change and deepen impact in the decade to come.

Better Cotton Claims Framework for Marketing and Communications Teams: Full Training

12 April 2022 | 14:00 GMT

The webinar is for Retailers and Brands to receive training on the Better Cotton Claims Framework. The session aims to give a complete overview of how Better Cotton can be used, credibly, in your marketing and communications and is suitable for new members, the sustainability, marketing, packaging and buying teams of existing members or simply those needing a refresher on the Claims Framework V3.0.

Past webinars

Members can also watch recordings of past webinars and access presentation slides from the Members-Only webpage. Past webinars include:

  • 19 January 2022 | Better Cotton Claims Framework for Marketing and Communications Teams Full Training
  • 03 December 2021 | Better Cotton Claims Framework 3.0 Launch (access the publicly available webinar recording)
  • 30 September 2021 | Better Cotton’s Update on Measuring and Reporting Greenhouse Gas Emissions (access the publicly available presentation slides and webinar recording)
  • August 2021 | Better Cotton Traceability Update
  • 21 July 2021 | Better Cotton Member Update – ACM Legislation and Claims
  • 1 July 2021 | Better Cotton’s 2020 Results and What’s Next
  • February 2021 | Insights and Innovations from the Field – Highlights from Better Cotton’s 2021 Virtual Implementing Partner Meeting
  • January 2021 | Better Cotton’s 2020 in Review and What’s Next
  • 26 October 2020 | Measuring Cotton Consumption for BCI Retailer & Brand Members

Better Cotton Members can register for webinars and access recordings of past webinars by logging into the member-only area of the website. You will need your member login credentials to access the registration information. If you need help logging in, please email your Better Cotton contact or: [email protected]

Better Cotton Introduction for Retailers & Brands

This series of public webinars will provide an introduction to Better Cotton, details around the Better Cotton Standard System, sourcing, communications, and membership information for retailers and brands.

Audience: Any retailers and brands who want to know more about Better Cotton and membership options. Staff within existing Better Cotton member organisations are welcome to join for a refresher or introduction. Other organisations are also welcome to join.

Please sign up to a webinar date of your choice. All introduction webinars are delivered in English.

  • Thursday, 07 April 2022 | 14:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 05 May 2022 | 14:00 GMT | Register

In case of an insufficient number of registered participants, Better Cotton reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule a webinar.

Better Cotton Introduction for Suppliers & Manufacturers

This series of public webinars aim to provide you an introduction to Better Cotton, Better Cotton, Better Cotton Membership offer and Better Cotton Platform supplier registration while simultaneously addressing your related queries.

Audience: Spinners, Cotton traders, fabric mills, garment manufacturers and other supply chain intermediaries who are interested in becoming Better Cotton Members or BCP Suppliers.

Please sign up to a webinar date of your choice.

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2022 | 12:30 GMT | Register

In case of an insufficient number of registered participants, Better Cotton reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule a webinar.

Better Cotton Supplier Training Programme

Better Cotton’s Supplier Training Programme (STP) is designed to help suppliers understand Better Cotton’s mission, learn about the Better Cotton Chain of Custody Guidelines which is based on mass-balance administration, and familiarise themselves with the Better Cotton Platform. These webinars have a more technical focus on the business of Better Cotton.

Audience: Suppliers sourcing Better Cotton who are new to the organisation, or are simply interested to learn about Better Cotton, are welcome to join us for our STPs. Spinning mills, fabric mills, and end-product manufacturers are ideal candidates for this webinar.

Please register to join a webinar at a date convenient to you and your interested colleagues:

Turkish

  • Thursday, 24 March 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 21 April 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Tuesday, 28 June 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 21 July 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Tuesday, 4 October 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Friday, 11 November 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 15 December 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register

Portuguese 

  • Friday, 25 March 2022 | 13:00 GMT | Register
  • Monday, 18 April 2022 | 12:00 GMT | Register
  • Tuesday, 10 May 2022 | 12:00 GMT | Register
  • Friday, 1 July 2022 | 12:00 GMT | Register
  • Friday, 23 September 2022 | 12:00 GMT | Register
  • Friday, 18 November 2022 | 13:00 GMT | Register

English

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Wednesday, 15 June 2022 | 13:00 GMT | Register
  • Tuesday, 20 September 2022 | 06:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 15 December 2022 | 06:00 GMT | Register

Mandarin

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  • Wednesday, 23 March 2022 | 06:00 GMT | Register
  • Wednesday, 20 April 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 26 May 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 23 June 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Wednesday, 27 July 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 25 August 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 22 September 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 20 October 2022 | 07:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 24 November 2022 | 06:00 GMT | Register
  • Thursday, 22 December 2022 | 06:00 GMT | Register

In case of an insufficient number of registered participants, Better Cotton reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule a webinar.