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BCI’s Field-Level Partners Reach More Than 1.5 Million Farmers

Announcements Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Last month the revised Principles and Criteria of the Better Cotton Standard System took effect. But how do we ensure these key principles develop into tangible actions and results for those involved in Better Cotton production?

The answer is field-level partners.

The Better Cotton Initiative...

Making Sustainability Mainstream

Announcements Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Brett Matthews from Apparel Insider, a new media platform which offers an alternative take on the global apparel industry, catches up with BCI’s CEO, Alan McClay.

There are currently many weird and wonderful things going on aimed at creating a more sustainable textiles industry. Fabrics made...

#PressforProgress | International Women’s Day 2018

Announcements Thursday, March 8th, 2018

International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018, provides an important moment for the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) to highlight our commitment to women’s equality.

Gender discrimination remains one of the challenges in cotton farming. Women are frequently paid less than their male counterparts,...

The Revised Better Cotton Standard Launches This Month

Announcements Thursday, March 1st, 2018

This month marks a milestone for BCI as the revised Better Cotton Principles and Criteria (P&Cs) take effect. The P&Cs are central to the Better Cotton Standard System and lay out the global definition of Better Cotton. By adhering to the P&Cs, BCI Farmers produce cotton in a way that is...

Register Now for the BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference: Early-Bird Offer Plus Special Discount for BCI Members

Announcements Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Toward 2030: Scaling Impact Through Collaboration
26 – 28 June 2018
Brussels, Belgium

26 June 2018: BCI Members-Only General Assembly & An Introduction to BCI
27 – June 2018: BCI Global Cotton Conference open to all

The second edition of the BCI Global Cotton Conference will bring the...

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