Better Cotton Pilot Project launches in Egypt

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has launched a multi-stakeholder pilot project in Egypt, to train cotton farmers on the Better Cotton Initiative’s holistic approach to sustainable cotton production. The pilot comes as part of a renewed drive in the country to increase sustainability and improve conditions for Egyptian cotton producers. Funded by the … More Better Cotton Pilot Project launches in Egypt

SelectUSA has facilitated USD 4.2 billion of job-creating foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States

SelectUSA has facilitated $4.2 billion of job-creating foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States since October 2018. This impressive number is more than a dollar amount – it includes investments from more than 20 international markets in 17 states and territories. Most importantly, it represents 7500+ jobs. Doing our jobs on behalf of the … More SelectUSA has facilitated USD 4.2 billion of job-creating foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States

Record level of Better Cotton uptake sends clear signal to the Market

In 2018, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) experienced a historic level of uptake1 as 93 Retailer and Brand Members sourced more than one million metric tonnes of Better Cotton – that’s enough cotton to make approximately 1.5 billion pairs of jeans. Better Cotton uptake increased 45 % on the previous year, and at the end … More Record level of Better Cotton uptake sends clear signal to the Market