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BCI – Better Cotton Chain of Custody Monitoring and Independent Assessment

Control Union is recognized and approved by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) for Chain of Custody Monitoring and Assessment. Better Cotton exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in, and better for the sector’s future, by developing Better Cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity.

    Better Cotton Chain of Custody (CoC)

    About the standard

    Better Cotton is a not-for-profit organization stewarding the global standards for Better Cotton, and bringing together cotton’s supply chain, from the farmers to the retailers.

    Better Cotton Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard sets the requirements for the organizations in the cotton supply chain that are buying or selling Traceable Better Cotton, or cotton-containing products. To ensure the integrity of the product, monitoring and assessment procedure was developed for all textile supply chain stakeholders.

    Control Union, has played a key role in helping the textile industry meet sustainability standards. We offer BCI CoC monitoring and assessment services in LATAM, EMEA, and APAC regions.

    Why BCI CoC Monitoring and Assessment is Important

    Traceability is a global demand nowadays for all manufacturing industries. Most of the Brands and Retailers make this provision mandatory to ensure supply chain integrity. Better Cotton traceability solution makes it possible to trace Better Cotton back to its country of origin. At the same time, traceability will also enable us to better direct investment to the field level to support farmers in driving sustainability improvements and increasing their yields. BCI CoC Monitoring and Assessment will ensure Better Cotton product integrity in the final product.

    BCI – Better Cotton Initiative

    How you benefit

    The benefits of the Better Cotton Initiative certification:

    • The Better Cotton 3PV initiative focuses on verifying and validating the sustainability performance of cotton farms. By implementing the 3PV approach, we ensure transparency and credibility in sustainable cotton sourcing, benefiting both the environment and communities.

    • The Better Cotton 3PV initiative has set a new standard for sustainability in the cotton industry. By embracing this initiative, we can drive positive change, promote environmental stewardship, and create a more sustainable future for all stakeholders involved in the cotton supply chain.

    • At Control Union we stand as a beacon of excellence, dedicated to upholding the highest standards in sustainability and ethical practices throughout the Better Cotton supply chain.

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    How can we help you?

    Do you have any questions, are you looking for a certain service or do you want to apply for a BCI CoC Monitoring and Assessment service? Contact us now so we can help you!