CottonConnect is an enterprise with a social mission, pioneering a transparent and sustainable cotton supply chain from retailers to farmers, to build a sustainable future for the cotton industry. It does this by connecting brands and retailers to farmers, training farmers in agro-economic practices, and supporting the enhancement of farmer livelihoods and strong farming communities.
CottonConnect delivers programs including REEL Cotton, BCI, Organic, Farmer Business School and Women in Cotton. Since 2009, and with current programs, it has created economic opportunities for more than 220,000 cotton farmer families in India, China, Pakistan and Peru, and impacted over 1,100,000 livelihoods.
Supply Chain Integrity – Introducing Farm To Yarn, Traceable Organic Cotton With Social And Environmental Benefits Volcom, in partnership with the social enterprise CottonConnect, is launching Farm to Yarn – a socially conscious raw materials initiative in India that features certified organic cotton that’s traceable back to the program’s farmers and that provides social and […]