Merchants and Cooperatives
As a fundamental contributor to the U.S. cotton industry, merchants and cooperatives play a critical role in the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol’s success often acting as the vital link between the mills and manufacturers and the aggregators, gins and growers. You can:
- Help enroll in the Trust Protocol
- Assist Trust Protocol growers in completing the Fieldprint analysis
- Support growers during the second and third party verification processes
- Communicate the benefits and advantages of Protocol Cotton to mills and manufacturers
As a member of the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, you will be an essential part of the Trust Protocol’s ability to show transparency throughout the supply chain and ultimately provide your end users the critical assurances they need to prove that the fiber they source and sell is more sustainable. By becoming a member, you are unlocking a powerful system that gives you an advantage to sell your cotton to mills and manufacturers and meet the needs of brands and retailers.