Anh Dung (Andy) Do, Representative, Indonesian Cotton Council International (CCI) says, his organization aims to support Indonesian textile and fashion industry in adapting to changing consumer demands by focusing on sustainability, transparency and traceability. Many Indonesian fashion manufacturers have switched to using sustainable materials, adds Andy. CCI aims to help these manufacturers set up sustainable business through US cotton industry initiatives such as the US Cotton Trust Protocol.
US The Cotton Trust Protocol® is a US cotton industry program that sets new standards for sustainably grown cotton. The program brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measures for sustainable cotton production and drives improvements in key sustainability metrics.
As per an Indo Textiles report, by joining the program, members can prove measure and verify that they are buying sustainably produced and quality fiber, and the supply chain from field to the mill is free from environmental and social risks. This has been proven through Field to Market, measured with the Fieldprint Calculator, and verified with Control Union Certifications equipped with the best technology.