Cotton Australia Signs Agreement With BCI

Cotton_AU_webCotton Australia has signed a landmark agreement with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) on behalf of Australia’s cotton industry, reports Narromine News.

With this agreement, a BCI license has been transferred to Australian cotton produced under myBMP certification. Australian myBMP-certified cotton can be sold in the global market under the BCI banner now.

myBMP is the Australian cotton industry’s best management practice certification system. The system requires independent auditing to recognize if the cotton-growing enterprise has met all best management practice requirements.

“This agreement recognises Australia’s leading role in the production and promotion of responsibly grown cotton,” Cotton Australia CEO, Adam Kay says.

“Within the global natural fibre market, demand for responsibly grown cotton is growing, and this agreement allows Australian cotton growers to participate more easily in that expanding market,” Kay adds

Read the full story:  Landmark Agreement for Cotton

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