We wholeheartedly believe in the importance of becoming more sustainable. We know that great changes need to take place in order to adapt to a more sustainable, circular fashion system that supports you, our workforce, the economy and the environment. Transparency is key.We are committed to sourcing 50% of our cotton as Better Cotton by 2022. We have developed our sustainability agenda to ensure that it aligns with The Sustainable Development Goals set up by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 goals designed to be a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
We want to make certain that we are constantly sharing knowledge about our brand and how we make our clothes, so that you as a customer will always be in the loop. The more we share, the more you can make a conscious informed decision. We want you to feel confident in our products. Always. Hawes and Curtis is a proud member of the Better Cotton Initiative, making changes to our supply chain by using qualitative fabrics and ensuring our manufacturing facilities are continuously audited. We are also running take-back schemes for our garments and developing new packaging strategies, working towards guarding access to Clean Water and Sanitation, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Gender Equality, Responsible Consumption and Production and No Poverty with our supply chains.We are committed to improving cotton farming practices globally with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI).By buying cotton products from us, you’re supporting more sustainable cotton farming.
Did you know...
Better Cotton now accounts 22% of global cotton production
BCI and its 76 field partners delivered training and support to a total of 2.3 million farmers
BCI Retailer and Brand Members sourced 1.5 million metric tonnes of cotton as Better Cotton in 2019
Uptake of Better Cotton accounted for 6% of global cotton production