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What Does 2019 Have in Store For BCI? A Message from CEO Alan McClay

Announcements Monday, February 4th, 2019

 
This year, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) turns 10 years old.

In this short amount of time, BCI has experienced exceptional growth. Today, the Initiative has more than 1,400 members and works with 60 field-level partners, to reach and train 1.6 million cotton farmers in 23 countries...



Laying the Foundation for Sustainable Cotton Production in India

Announcements Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

In India, the first harvest of Better Cotton took place during the 2010-11 cotton season. Global fabric and apparel manufacturer Arvind Ltd. partnered with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) to lead the implementation of the Better Cotton Standard, laying the foundation for more sustainable...



Learning First-Hand from BCI Farmers in Pakistan: Q&A with BCI’s Communications Coordinator

Announcements Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

 
When BCI staff member Morgan Ferrar from the global communications team visited Pakistan, she saw how families’ lives are improving since cotton farmers have joined the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) programme, and how it can be the start of a very different future for communities.

What was...



Registration Is Open for the 2019 Global Cotton Sustainability Conference

Announcements Monday, December 10th, 2018

 
2019 Global Cotton Sustainability Conference
Driving Change from Field to Fashion
11 – 13 June, 2019 | Shanghai, China

The 2019 Global Cotton Sustainability Conference will bring the entire sector together in Shanghai on 12 – 13 June, to shape a more sustainable future for cotton. Join...



BCI Drives Measurable Improvements in Cotton Production

Announcements Thursday, November 29th, 2018

 
In order to produce and sell Better Cotton, licensed BCI Farmers adhere to the Better Cotton Principles and Criteria (P&C), addressing topics from water use to pest management to decent work. Implementing the Better Cotton P&C enables farmers to produce cotton in a way that is measurably...



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