The Cotton LEADSSM program connects textile manufacturers, brands and retailers with a variety of ways to advance sustainable cotton production. See what our partners are doing to promote sustainability in their supply chains – and learn about the different ways your company can get involved as a partner.
In Sustainable Cotton
The principles and practices that guide us ensure continuous improvement in sustainable cotton production. Through investments in research, technology and on-farm action, we’re developing and sharing solutions to address cotton’s environmental impacts.
You know cotton as breathable and comfortable. As a natural fiber, it’s also recyclable and can break down in wastewater and soil environments – giving you even more reasons to choose sustainable cotton.
Every cotton-growing state in the U.S. has a cotton extension specialist. This research and outreach professional is dedicated to advancing the science of cotton agriculture and translating it into guidance that growers use to increase their productivity and sustainability.Read More