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U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Welcomes Leading Global Apparel Manufacturer Gildan as New Member

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MONTREAL, June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes Gildan Activewear and their portfolio of company-owned brands, including Gildan®, Alstyle®, American Apparel®, and Comfort Colors®, as members. The Company serves as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of everyday basic apparel, and it is also one of the largest domestic consumers of U.S. cotton, which represents the majority of the fiber used in Gildan’s products.

SCS Global Services Applauds Release of New Report by the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

Report Explores Transition to Low Carbon Cotton and Polyester
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party sustainability and climate certification, congratulates the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action (FICCA) for publication last week of its groundbreaking report outlining the processes that contribute to low carbon sources of cotton and polyester. SCS served as the neutral technical lead for the FICCA Raw Material Working Group, which authored the report. The Working Group engaged industry experts and textile and apparel organizations to complete the comprehensive study.

Virtual Showcase Highlights the Importance of Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture for U.S. Cotton Farmers

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, recently concluded the Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farmer Showcase, a series of eight online discussions with U.S. cotton farmers and soil health experts highlighting the challenges and positive impact soil health management systems can have on agricultural productivity and farm profitability.

Ralph Lauren Revolutionizes How the Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

Company to create the world’s first scalable zero wastewater cotton dyeing system
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NEW YORK—March 22, 2021— /3BL Media/ - Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) today introduces Color on Demand, a revolutionary dyeing platform that will transform how the fashion industry colors cotton – more sustainably, more effectively and faster than ever before. The Company has established Color on Demand, a multi-phased system, with a clear ambition to deliver the world’s first scalable zero wastewater cotton dyeing system.

A Promising Path Forward for Cotton and Water

World Water Day Q&A with Dr. Andrew Jordan
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For World Water Day, we sat down with Dr. Andrew Jordan; sustainability advocate and advisor to Cotton Council International (CCI), Cotton Incorporated, and the US Cotton Trust Protocol (USCTP); to get his perspectives on the link between cotton and water.

Cotton Industry Leaders Share the Importance of Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture During Virtual Showcase

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, invites you to join Mr. Greg Bohrer, Director of Natural Capital at Walmart Foundation; Dr. Jesse Daystar, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Cotton, Inc.; and Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Soil Health Institute, at the virtually held Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farmer Showcase, at 2 p.m. (ET) on March 23, 2021.

Eight Informative Discussions With Farmers & Specialists From All Major U.S. Cotton Growing Regions

Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farmer Showcase
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, invites you to join eight online discussions with U.S. cotton farmers and soil health experts who are improving soil health and evaluating its return on investment.

Soil Health Institute Announces Virtual Field Days that Focus on Soil Health Promoting Practices in Cotton

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October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, released today virtual soil health field days. The video tours include conversations with cotton growers and soil health specialists in Arkansas and South Carolina, according to David Lamm, Project Manager of Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton. The series of 13 videos are publicly available on SHI’s YouTube Channel.

In Episode 3 of “Crop to Campus” Minidocumentary, College Students Explore How Cotton Is Spun Into Yarn Responsibly

The seven-part documentary offers a behind-the-scenes, step-by-step exploration of HanesBrands’ responsible T-shirt manufacturing and supply chain operations
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the third episode of filmmaker Rod Murphy’s “Crop to Campus” minidocumentary, college students exploring environmentally responsible T-shirt manufacturing visit the U.S. operations of a low-waste yarn-spinning facility in Tennessee.

Sustainable Cotton Farming Showcased in Episode 2 of HanesBrands' Behind-the-Scenes Documentary “Crop to Campus”

The seven-part minidocumentary follows three North Carolina State University students on an all-questions-answered journey from cotton field to finished T-shirt
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., September 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the second episode of filmmaker Rod Murphy’s “Crop to Campus” apparel sustainability minidocumentary, college students exploring T-shirt manufacturing visit the operations of a fifth-generation cotton farmer in North Carolina.

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