Cotton: Have You Picked Yours Carefully?

Over two thirds of the world’s cotton is grown in developing countries and the former Soviet Union. Valued at over $32 billion every year, global cotton production should be improving lives. But this "white gold" too often brings misery.

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EJF CAMPAIGNS:

1. To raise policy, consumer and corporate awareness of the environmental and social issues linked to conventional cotton production, including toxic pesticides, the misuse of water, forced and child labour.

2. To promote organic, fairly-traded and carbon neutral cotton as a sustainable, ethical and affordable alternative.

3. To ensure clear cotton supply chains and for products to be clearly labelled to show where the cotton originated.  

4. For Uzbekistan to end forced child and adult labour and unsustainable water use in cotton production.

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Ask Your Retailer to Take Action on Uzbek Cotton

Ask Your Retailer to Take Action on Uzbek Cotton

Uzbek cotton, produced using forced child and adult labour, to be exported to Bangladesh in a multi-year deal. Send a letter today to your favourite retailer asking them to raise their concerns directly with the Bangladesh Government.

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