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With U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol®, Brands and Retailers Can Now Source U.S. Cotton with More Confidence

The Trust Protocol brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurements to responsible cotton production MEMPHIS, TENN. – (July 15, 2020) – Starting today, brands and retailers can join the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol™, a new system for responsibly grown cotton that will provide annual data for six areas of sustainability in line with the U.N. …

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Consumer Demand for Sustainable Action Has Grown During COVID-19

Efforts shift to traceability within the supply chain, as brands in North America work to keep sustainability initiatives afloat during pandemic MEMPHIS, TENN. – (July 15, 2020) – A recent global survey shows 54 percent of sustainability leaders at apparel and textile brands say they’ve seen their customers’ demands for environmentally sustainable practices and products …

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Episode 1: Cotton Sustainability Protocols

Cotton Sustainability Protocols

Episode 1 of Smarter Conversations There is broad agreement that you can’t measure improvements without data, something that the Trust Protocol can help its members receive. Allison Thomson from Field to Market gives practical examples of field measurement and Cotton Grower Kellon Lee gives his experience in this episode. Listen to the Podcast https://trustuscotton.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Smarter-Conversations-SeriesIntro-audiogram.mp4

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® Selects Control Union Certifications as Third-Party Verification Partner

MEMPHIS, TENN. – (May 11, 2020) – The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® (Trust Protocol) has selected Control Union Certifications North America (CUC) to implement an independent, third-party verification program for the Trust Protocol system. CUC was chosen from six applicants following a thorough selection process.  Data about Trust Protocol cotton is proven via Field to …

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U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® Added to Textile Exchange’s List of Preferred Fibers and Materials

Trust Protocol will join BCI, CmiA, Fairtrade Cotton, Organic Cotton and Recycled Cotton as a preferred cotton fiber MEMPHIS, TENN. – (April 27, 2020) – The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® has been added to Textile Exchange’s list of preferred fibers and materials. The Trust Protocol will now be one of 36 fibers and materials that …

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COTTON USA™ to highlight new standard in sustainability at Heimtextil

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 31) – Focusing on sustainability, COTTON USA™ will showcase WHAT’S NEW IN COTTON™ to the global home textile industry at its booth in Hall 11.0 / Stand D 11 at Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, from 7-10 January 2020.   “U.S. cotton’s sustainability provides COTTON USA™ with a unique selling point, particularly with the development of the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol®,” CCI Executive Director Bruce Atherley said. “U.S. cotton is a raw material …

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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.