Sustainable cotton on the shelves

Description: The handbook ”Sustainable cotton on the shelves” is a hands-on manual that is meant to help mainstream retailers to decide on, to source and to market sustainable cotton.
Through concrete questions and straightforward answers, the handbook provides an overview of issues and trends in the production and marketing of sustainable cotton. The handbook ”Sustainable cotton on the shelves” is the outcome of a project run in the Netherlands by the retailers HEMA and de Bijenkorf, the Dutch association for large textile retailers (VGT), the NGOs Oxfam Novib and WWF, and the consultancy CREM.

Author: Pascale Guillou, CREM
Year: 2009
Category: Environmental & social aspects, Trade & Markets, Fair Trade, Farming Aspects, Control & Certification, Value chain
Submitted by: Guillou pascale


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