Sustainability in cotton production: debunking myths and false claims

Season 2: Episode 1 of Smarter Conversations

This episode starts from a recent report from Transformers Foundation debunking myths on the lack of sustainability in the cotton industry. Dr. Jesse Daystar, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Cotton Incorporated and special advisor to the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, Andrew Olah, Founder of Transformers Foundation, and Marzia Lanfranchi, Cotton Advisor at Transformers Foundation, explain why the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol provides higher certainty on sustainability performance and why programs of this kind are the way to go.

Smarter Conversations

Smarter Conversations is a podcast series by U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® weaving together voices from the bottom supply chain. 

Deepika Mishra

Sustainability Consultant

Deepika is a passionate, innovative, enthusiastic scientist with demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate worldwide in the development of novel life sciences technologies and techniques to enhance sustainable agriculture to have a true impact that addresses challenges of climate change. She works as a sustainability consultant for the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International.