The Sustainable Cotton Supply Chain
A 22 minute Technical Tutorial that covers the considerations needed to build and sustain a sustainable cotton supply chain from farming through spinning to garment production. Sales Manager at Greek spinning mill Varvaressos S.A. and side system Supreme Green Cotton® joined us to explain what protocols they have built to ensure a sustainable and ethical chain of custody for this commodity crop.
You can watch part one first or afterwards; it covers the differences and problems with conventional and sustainable supply chains, along with what cotton farming in Greece looks like.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- About why the "three pillars of sustainability" are important to fibre production
- Protocols to ensure sustainable and ethical cotton production, including water conservation, technology and farmer guarantees
- Considerations for sustainable cotton production, including high quality fibres, traceability, location and accreditation
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