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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...



H&M, Cotton Australia and Basil Commodities Join the BCI Council

Announcements Friday, May 25th, 2018

 

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2018 BCI Council Election.

The Council Election was conducted 14-18 May via an online platform. There was one seat eligible for election in each of the membership categories listed below. Here is a list of the successful candidates. You can find...



Q&A with Sarob, BCI Implementing Partner in Tajikistan

Announcements Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

 
Cooperative Sarob is BCI’s Implementing Partner in Tajikistan. We caught up with Tahmina Sayfullaeva to discuss the organisation’s progress to date.

Tell us about your organisation.

Sarob is an organisation of agronomists providing agricultural consultation to cotton farmers in Tajikistan....



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