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U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol  Confirmed as ISEAL Community Member

MEMPHIS, TENN (June 23, 2022) – The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol was accepted as an ISEAL Community Member following a rigorous and meticulous approval process and only eighteen months after the program’s launch.  ISEAL is a global membership organization that supports credited sustainability systems in their work, with the goal to drive greater impact and …

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Partnership for Sustainable Textiles recognizes U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol as a Standard for Sustainable Cotton

MEMPHIS, TENN (June 13, 2022) –The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been approved as a standard for sustainable cotton by Siegelklarheit, an initiative of the German Federal Government. By helping consumers to better understand environmental and social labels, Siegelklarheit wants to contribute to more sustainable purchasing decisions. U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol successfully passed Siegelklarheit´s assessment system. …

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Worker Well-being

Worker health and safety are priorities for the U.S. cotton industry and the Trust Protocol contains robust criteria for labor practices supported by a grower questionnaire on worker rights and well-being. Areas of focus include fair labor and child labor as well as safety and hygiene. If any individual registers for the Trust Protocol but …

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U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Doubles Grower Participation in Second Year

MEMPHIS, TENN (May 18, 2022) —The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol announced that grower participation for the 2021/22 crop doubled since the program’s pilot last year. The Trust Protocol’s mission is to bring quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to the key sustainability metrics of U.S. cotton production.  The initiative’s vision is to set a new standard …

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Standard Guidelines

In a period of ever-greater supply chain scrutiny and a growing demand for transparency, the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol will set a new standard in more sustainably grown cotton. It brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to the issue of responsibly-grown cotton production and drives continuous improvement in key sustainability metrics. The U.S. Cotton …

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Deepika Mishra

Sustainability Consultant

Deepika Mishra is a passionate, innovative, enthusiastic scientist with demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate worldwide in the development of novel life sciences technologies and techniques to enhance sustainable agriculture to have a true impact that addresses challenges of climate change. She works as a sustainability consultant for the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International.