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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...



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 The revision incorporated mostly minor changes, such as removing outdated content, clarifying existing...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...



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...



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