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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....

Cross-Country Cotton Collaboration: Cotton Australia Working with Pakistani and Indian Farmers

Announcements Monday, May 7th, 2018

In 2017 the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Australia funded three BCI projects in Pakistan, with the aim of improving access to global cotton markets for Pakistani farmers. Under the project umbrella, the Better Cotton Initiative and Cotton Australia, the body for Australia’s...

BCI Issues Revised Chain of Custody Guidelines

Announcements Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

BCI released a revised version of the Better Cotton Chain of Custody Guidelines (v1.3) on 1 May 2018. This document replaces the previous v1.2 and will become effective by 1 August 2018. The revision incorporated mostly minor changes, such as removing outdated content, clarifying existing...

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...

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