CottonConnect is a pioneering company with a social purpose, delivering business benefits to retailers and brands by creating more sustainable cotton supply chains
What we do: the five steps
By 2015 we aim to increase the land under more sustainable cotton cultivation practices by:
By 2015 we aim to aid the supply chain in the production of more sustainable fibre for:
Accelerating Access to Energy, Lessons learned from efforts to build inclusive energy markets in developing countries', Shell Foundation latest report
Nearly two billion people lack access to reliable and affordable modern energy - severely constraining their health, education and earning potential. Of this group, 60% live entirely without electricity for cooking, lighting and heating at home, for community services, or for improving the productivity of small businesses and farms. Accelerating Access to Energy outlines our 14 year journey to create and scale new decentralised energy solutions that provide safe, reliable and affordable power to low-income consumers in under-served areas. Read more.
CottonConnect requests qualifications from researchers for a proposal preparation grant to design a rigorous impact evaluation of CottonConnect’s Organic Cotton Farmers Training Programme in India. Read more.
C&A Foundation Calls For Greater Collaboration For A Fair And Sustainable Apparel Industry ZUG, Switzerland & PORTLAND, Ore. — November 11, 2014 — “Let’s work together to find innovative solutions to the deeply-rooted problems of the apparel industry,” said Leslie Johnston, Executive Director of C&A Foundation, addressing the participants of the Textile Exchange Conference in Portland. Read more.
Head of Sustainable Business Development at C&A