Which Global Brands Are Leaders in Sustainable Cotton Sourcing?

In 2018, 92 BCI Retailer and Brand Members sourced more than one million metric tonnes of Better Cotton – a record for BCI! This represents 4% of global cotton consumption*. BCI’s demand-driven funding model means that retailer and brand sourcing of Better Cotton directly translates into increased investment in training for cotton farmers on more sustainable practices.

While all BCI Retailer and Brand Members are contributing to the sustainable future of cotton, we would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the leaders. The following members are the top 15 (in descending order) based on their total Better Cotton sourcing volumes in the 2018 calendar year. Together they represent a significant proportion (88%) of the Better Cotton that was sourced last year.

1. Hennes & Mauritz AB
2. IKEA Supply AG
3. Gap Inc.
4. adidas AG
5. Nike, Inc.
6. Levi Strauss & Co.
7. C&A AG
8. PVH Corp.
9. VF Corporation
12. Target Corporation
13. Marks ve Spencer PLC
14. Tesco
15. OVS Spa

Access the Better Cotton Leaderboard 2018.