July 26, 2018
Cotton producers can apply their product in different markets. Besides the part of the production that is used for fibre going into the textile market, cotton by-products also find use for biofuels as well as in the food or feed market. Even recently, thirteen of the world’s biggest clothing and textile companies signed a pledge to source 100% sustainable cotton by 2025 in a deal brokered by the UK’s Prince of Wales.
As with ISCC certification producers can apply to all markers, this latest ISCC case study depicts sustainable cotton production in Greece based on the example of the cotton producer Pagaea. The Greek cotton producer complies since several years with the high environmental and social ISCC requirements.