CottonConnect is working with these brands and retailers on more sustainable cotton programmes in South Asia and China. These programmes include more sustainable farmer training, value chain coordination and mapping and organic integrity.
CottonConnect is working directly with these brands on BCI programmes, building capacity amongst
smallholder cotton farmers in India, through economically viable,
environmentally sustainable and socially acceptable production
CottonConnect are working with these leading brands and funders to implement large scale, 5 year Better Cotton programmes in Maharashtra and Gujarat, India. The Better Cotton Fast Track Programme (BCFTP) is funded by the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), ICCO and Rabobank Foundation and has been set up to accelerate implementation of the Better Cotton System.
CottonConnect is working with Vaibhab Laxmi Industries, one of the first ginning companies in India to have invested in a Better Cotton programme in India. Vaibhav Laxmi Industries are, together with the BCFTP, funding a Better Cotton programme in Gujarat, India.
CottonConnect works together with the above standards to build sustainable cotton value chains throughout the world.
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:
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