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Anvil Joins the Cotton made in Africa Demand Alliance

New partner on the North American market
Summary: 

The Aid by Trade Foundation further expands the Demand Alliance for its Cotton made in Africa initiative to the USA: Anvil Knitwear is the first North American apparel manufacturer to join. The additional demand from this textile company for sustainably produced cotton will significantly help grow the program.

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The Aid by Trade Foundation further expands the Demand Alliance for its Cotton made in Africa initiative to the USA: Anvil Knitwear is the first North American apparel manufacturer to join. The additional demand from this textile company for sustainably produced cotton will significantly help grow the program.

H&M Ranked as the Number One User of Organic Cotton Worldwide 2010

Summary: 

H&M was the biggest user of organic cotton worldwide last year according to Textile Exchange, a global organisation designed to promote the growth of organic cotton and producer of the Global Sustainable Textiles Market Report each year.  The report provides the organic cotton and sustainable textile market with estimates for the preceding year, while identifying trends and market leaders and providing market projections for the year to come.

 

Press Release

H&M was the biggest user of organic cotton worldwide last year according to Textile Exchange, a global organisation designed to promote the growth of organic cotton and producer of the Global Sustainable Textiles Market Report each year.  The report provides the organic cotton and sustainable textile market with estimates for the preceding year, while identifying trends and market leaders and providing market projections for the year to come.

 

Aid by Trade Foundation Lays Groundwork for Assessing the Success of Cotton made in Africa

Comparative multi-country study of project regions concluded
Summary: 

The Aid by Trade Foundation has presented the first study of the project regions involved in its Cotton Made in Africa (CmiA) initiative. The results provide initial insight into the living conditions of the 240,000 African smallholder farmers taking part in the project. It analyses and compares the status quo of the five west and east African countries, laying the groundwork for all future success and development assessments of the CmiA project areas.

Press Release

The Aid by Trade Foundation has presented the first study of the project regions involved in its Cotton Made in Africa (CmiA) initiative. The results provide initial insight into the living conditions of the 240,000 African smallholder farmers taking part in the project. It analyses and compares the status quo of the five west and east African countries, laying the groundwork for all future success and development assessments of the CmiA project areas.

Fair Trade USA and Textile Exchange Form Strategic Partnership

Organic Fair Trade Cotton Becomes the Gold Standard in Responsible Sourcing Practices
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA and Lubbock, TX - June, 13 2011 - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Textile Exchange, a leader in facilitating the expansion of the global organic cotton and sustainable fiber supply chain, have formed a strategic partnership to offer brands new opportunities in responsible sourcing and to better support cotton far

Anvil Knitwear Joins Growing BICEP Business Coalition, Advocating Strong Energy, Climate Policies

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - February 9, 2011 - Anvil Knitwear, a century-old apparel brand, today announced that it has joined the fast-growing Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition. Anvil becomes the 20th member of BICEP, a group of major American companies committed to working with businesses and policymakers to enact meaningful energy and climate policies.

Anvil Knitwear Becomes First US-based Company to Join Cotton made in Africa Initiative

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 1, 2011 -- Anvil Knitwear, a leading apparel brand, has become the first US-based apparel manufacturer to join the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative.

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