CottonConnect Impact

By 2015 we aim to increase the land under more sustainable cotton cultivation practices by:

CottonConnect Impact

By 2015 we aim to aid the supply chain in the production of more sustainable fibre for: 

500,000 GARMENTS

CottonConnect Impact

By 2015 we aim to positively affect the lives and livelihoods of more than:

500,000  FARMERS 

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Latest news

  • 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.

  • Request for Qualifications

    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 highlighted CottonConnect as a great example of their work

    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.

'By establishing CottonConnect the partnership is creating something which will have a beneficial effect on thousands of farmers and their families, whilst increasing the possibility for further scale by offering the benefit of our experience to other retailers and brands'

Philip Chamberlain
Head of Sustainable Business Development at C&A