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BCI Publishes the Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF) 2016 Report

Announcements Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

In 2016 over 600,000 farmers* benefitted from the Better Cotton GIF due to a 43% growth in BCI Retailer and Brand Members.

The Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF) — a Fund set up by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) and IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative — is well under way to...



Upgrading Cotton Production in Mozambique: The Role of the Better Cotton Initiative

Announcements Monday, December 11th, 2017

ISEAL Alliance, the global association for credible sustainability standards, has released their latest case study in a series which illustrates how private standard systems, businesses and governments are working together for better sustainability outcomes.

In an effort to revitalise its...



Twenty-Three Renowned Companies Pledge to Source 100% More Sustainable Cotton by 2025

Announcements Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Twenty-three of the world’s most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland have pledged to source 100% more sustainable cotton by 2025. These companies join the original 13 major brands and retailers who made the pledge earlier this year,...



BCI Retailer and Brand Members Lead the Way in Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2017

Announcements Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Released on Monday, the Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2017 reveals that BCI Retailer and Brand Members C&A, H&M and M&S have joined IKEA as ‘frontrunners’ in the Sustainable Cotton Ranking 2017.

BCI Civil Society Members Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK), Solidaridad and WWF share a vision...



120 Organisations Gathered in India to Drive the Cotton Sector Towards Sustainability

Announcements Friday, September 29th, 2017

Representatives from 120 BCI Member organisations gathered in New Delhi last week, bringing the entire cotton supply chain together in a truly collaborative effort to develop Better Cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity.

From cotton bale to consumer, ginners, spinners, fabric mills,...



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