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BCI 2017 Annual Report Reveals Better Cotton Accounts for 14% of Global Cotton Production

Announcements Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Launched last week at the BCI Global Cotton Conference in Brussels, the BCI 2017 Annual Report reveals that Better Cotton now accounts for 14% of global cotton production, a 2% increase on 2016.

The Annual Report celebrates the achievements of BCI Farmers, partners, members and stakeholders...

BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference: Highlights

Events Thursday, June 28th, 2018

This week, the BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference brought the entire sector together on 27–28 June, to collaborate on a more sustainable future for cotton. We have now reached the end of the conference and would like to share our top five highlights with all of you who could not join us in...

The Future of Commodities: Pioneering Change with the Better Cotton Initiative

Announcements Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

The production of everyday commodities such as cotton, palm oil and timber can have a huge impact on the environment, affecting biodiversity, water and the climate.

As part of a thought-provoking new series — The Future of Commodities — Greenhouse PR spoke with Lena Staafgard, BCI’s Chief...

Sustainable Development: Q&A with Brice Lalonde

Announcements Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Brice Lalonde, former sustainability advisor to the UN Global Compact, has built an inspiring career dedicated to sustainable development and the environment. His profession has seen him working with environmental NGOs, as a minister in the French government and as a climate change negotiator,...

What makes the Better Cotton Standard System unique?

Announcements Monday, June 4th, 2018

BCI was formed by stakeholders from across the cotton sector with a specific intention: to offer an inclusive, efficient approach to more sustainable cotton production through continuous improvement, with the potential to reach a large number of farmers globally and enable transformational...

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