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:
This February, Stephen Cawley, Head of Sustainability, and members of the Indian cotton-buying team at John Lewis Partnership, were joined by Alison Ward, CEO of CottonConnect, on a visit to some of the local smallholder farmers in India that are involved in a joint three-year farmer training programme. Read more.
The cotton industry faces significant challenges and has a complex supply chain – we need to make sure that the business works effectively to benefit both farmers and retailers. Read more.
John Lewis has this month launched a bath mat range made using more sustainable cotton from their very first Foundation cotton project in Gujarat, India. The project, developed and implemented by CottonConnect, is funded and supported by the John Lewis Foundation. Read more.
Head of Sustainable Business Development at C&A