With output projected to increase by 4 percent to 6 million tons, India will remain the world’s largest cotton producer in 2017-18., according to the International Cotton Advisory Committee.
Wool prices are feeling the fickle fate of demand.Read more
Cotton Made in Africa made strides in 2016 in its mission to make cotton growing in Sub-Saharan Africa more sustainable year after year, while improving the lives of smallholders and their families.Read more
The Better Cotton Initiative continues to grow from farm to shelf, as its mission of making cotton production more sustainable and the lives of small cotton farmers better expands around the world.Read more
A study from the International Institute for Sustainable Development shows that voluntary environmental standards are growing across select agricultural sectors, but remain a marginal force across global production.Read more
Hoping to quell misconceptions about organic cotton and its differences from the conventional kind, Textile Exchange released a Quick Guide to Organic Cotton. The fact sheet, out Friday, points to organic cotton as a preferred fiber, or one that is ecologically and socially progressive, and outlines exactly why.Read more
Imagine you’re a sustainability specialist making great strides in raw materials. Overall, you’ve improved things by 10 percent in the last year and you’re happy. But then you discover others are improving at a faster pace. All of a sudden, you’re lagging, not leading. The… Read MoreRead More Read more