Member Benefits

In joining the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol®, members can prove, measure, and verify that they are buying sustainably produced, quality fiber, and that their field-to-mill supply chain is free of environmental and social risk. 

Aligned with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, it brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to sustainable cotton production and drives continuous improvement in key sustainability metrics.

Growers

Brands & Retailers

Mills & Manufacturers

Merchants & Cooperatives

Sustainable and Risk-Free, Guaranteed

Improved sustainability and reduced risk

The Trust Protocol offers to brands and retailers a unique set of assurances that, in choosing Trust Protocol cotton, they can prove, measure and verify that they are demanding sustainably produced, quality fiber, and that their field-to-mill supply chain is free of environmental and social risk. 

Put simply: The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® helps the apparel industry to measure its sustainability commitments to its customers, to its broader stakeholders, and to itself.

Cost Consumption Structure

Annual Cotton Consumption (MT) < 35% 36 to 70% 71 to 99% 100%
< 5,000 $8.50 $8.00 $7.25 $6.50
5,000 to 20,000 $7.50 $7.00 $6.25 $5.50
20,001 to 50,000 $6.50 $6.00 $5.25 $4.50
50,001 to 100,000 $5.25 $4.75 $4.00 $3.50
> 100,000 $4.00 $3.50 $2.75 $2.25

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol®: Trust in a smarter cotton future.

We are proud to work with the following cotton industry members.