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Important Better Cotton Platform Updates

Announcements Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

 
As part of BCI’s commitment to continual improvement, we are making some changes to how Better Cotton Claims Units (BCCUs) can be transferred through the BCP and the supply chain. This is designed to protect the credibility of BCI’s chain of custody system and simplify the transfer of...



Nine Sustainability Initiatives Collaborate to Tackle Highly Toxic Pesticides

Announcements Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Today, a coalition of nine sustainability initiatives and standards launched a new ‘Pesticides and Alternatives’ app, specially designed to reduce the use of highly toxic pesticides in agriculture.

The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coalition believe that reducing the use of highly toxic...



Better Cotton Pilot Project Launches in Egypt

Announcements Thursday, March 7th, 2019

 
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has launched a multi-stakeholder pilot project in Egypt, to train cotton farmers on the Better Cotton Initiative’s holistic approach to sustainable cotton production. The pilot comes as part of a renewed drive in the country to...



Record Level of Better Cotton Uptake Sends Clear Signal to the Market

Announcements Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

 
In 2018, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) experienced a historic level of uptakeas 93 Retailer and Brand Members sourced more than one million metric tonnes of Better Cotton – that’s enough cotton to make approximately 1.5 billion pairs of jeans.

Better Cotton uptake increased 45% on...



2019 Global Cotton Sustainability Conference: Speakers and Sessions Announced

Announcements Thursday, February 28th, 2019

The 2019 Global Cotton Sustainability Conference will bring the entire sector together on 12 – 13 June, to shape a more sustainable future for cotton. Join industry leaders and experts in Shanghai for an interactive opportunity to explore topics at field level, in the supply chain and in...



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