Cotton Connect is an enterprise with a clear mission to transform the cotton industry for good. They work with brands and retailers to enable them to develop a more robust and resilient cotton supply chain. They do this by connecting brands and retailers to farmers to create a transparent supply chain, training farmers in agro-economic practices and supporting the enhancement of farmer livelihoods and strong farming communities.
Cotton Connect provides a diverse set of services aimed at the cotton supply chain. This includes supply chain optimization, sustainable agricultural practices that enable sustainable fiber supply and cotton farming through farmer training programs, developing knowledge of technological solutions and building local expertise, and societal transformation for farmers and the communities connected to cotton farming through extended training focusing on decent work, gender equality, business skills, economic growth, and human rights.
Their work has helped transform the lives of over 675,000 people in cotton farming communities in four countries.