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Pakistan floods hit 40% of annual cotton crop

Floods that began in June have devastated Pakistan, with nearly 1,200 people killed, and recent estimates that the devastation is…

Better Cotton seeks input on Chain of Custody model changes

In late 2022, a new Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard — previously called the ‘CoC Guidelines’ — will make important…

Better Cotton reports on programme success in India

The new study: ‘Towards more sustainable cotton farming in India’, conducted by Wageningen University with research between 2019 and 2022,…

Better Cotton launches Delta Framework for streamlined sustainability reporting

The Delta Framework was developed through a cross-sector collaboration over the past three years, focusing on producing a consolidated and…

Better Cotton’s Chain of Custody models to enable traceability

Better Cotton is calling for input on changes the organisation is making to its Chain of Custody models – some…

Apparel retailers Macy’s, JCPenney join Better Cotton

Better Cotton, which describes itself as a leading sustainability initiative for cotton has expanded its membership network in 2022 with…

Better Cotton annual output 25% lower than pre-Covid amid rocky climate

In its annual report for 2021, CEO of Better Cotton Alan McClay said the organisation remained steadfast in its commitment…

Better Cotton announces Cotton + Climate Action conference 

Better Cotton's first conference in two years due to the pandemic plans to bring together fashion brands, textile manufacturers, retailers,…

Better Cotton backs panel investing $1.27m to tackle traceability

Brands on the new traceability panel include Bestseller, M&S and Zalando. The traceability panel will work with suppliers, NGOs and…

Better Cotton to manage growth fund under IDH reshape

IDH and Better Cotton are reshaping their partnership to collectively work towards the sustainable transformation of the cotton sector for…