The Cotton Connection Between Puerto Rico and Haiti

The Cotton Connection Between Puerto Rico and Haiti 1

Smallholder Farmers Alliance members in Haiti harvesting cotton trials in January, 2018. Photo: Thomas Noreille / SFA Restarting cotton cultivation in Haiti and Puerto Rico became linked at the Textile […]

Regenerative Earth Summit: Food + Fiber + Climate

Regenerative Earth Summit: Food + Fiber + Climate 4

Regenerative Earth Summit: Food + Fiber + Climate December 5-6, 2018 Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex University of Colorado, Boulder The courage to act is rooted in an authentic sense […]

West African organic cotton sector gains momentum

West African organic cotton sector gains momentum 15

Article from Apparel Insider | Published April 28 by Brett Matthews US textile industry NGO, Textile Exchange, has announced the launch of a Regional Organic Roundtable to help develop the organic […]

Responsible Leather Initiative

Responsible Leather Initiative 17

In 2017, we formed the Responsible Leather Initiative with the goal to bring together stakeholders and define an industry solution to work towards. The outcome was the decision to create […]

Recycled Polyester Commitment

Recycled Polyester Commitment 18

More than 54 renowned textile, apparel and retail companies—including major brands such as adidas, Dibella, Eileen Fisher, Gap Inc., H&M, IKEA, Lindex, MetaWear, Target and Timberland—have committed or are supporting an […]

Benchmarking Program and Report

Benchmarking Program and Report 19

The Preferred Fiber & Materials Benchmark is becoming the industry standard for peer comparisons and experience-based performance improvement, increasingly no one wants to be left behind. In just two years […]

Transitional Cotton Challenge

Transitional Cotton Challenge 20

The TCC is an initiative that challenges and encourages companies to move towards incorporating 5% organic cotton into their supply by 2020. Research has shown that organically grown cotton is […]

2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge

2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge 21

Textile Exchange and it’s members believe that there is a necessity for cotton to be produced and used more sustainably not only to reduce its burden on the environment, but […]