Sustainable fashion

Transforming Cotton Production: The Unique and Innovative Techniques Driving Sustainable Cotton Production in the U.S. 

Technology in the U.S. cotton industry is ever-changing to include different aspects, approaches and considerations in cotton production. There are over 12 million acres of cotton being grown across 17 states, and farmers continue to develop new ways to be more precise and sustainable. One of the most notable aspects of the U.S. cotton industry is how producers […]

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In Conversation with Gymshark at the Drapers Sustainable Fashion Conference

The Drapers Sustainable Fashion Conference 2024 was a must-attend event for those looking to create, discuss and celebrate positive change with thought leaders within the fashion and textile industries. The conference brought together representatives from global fashion brands, start-ups, UK government bodies, and NGOs to discuss sustainability in fashion and provided an excellent platform for

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Navigating Global Consumer Sentiments: Insights from Cotton Council International and Cotton Incorporated’s Global Retail & Consumer Update, from the 2023 Lifestyle Monitor™.

Global stakeholders – including consumers – are showing an increased interest in environmental issues as we all look to address the impact of climate change. This heightened awareness has prompted fashion brands and retailers to implement sustainable practices, join new initiatives, and invest in responsible efforts. For the fashion and textiles industry, a crucial part

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The Trust Protocol travels to Copenhagen as the fashion world meets for Global Fashion Summit

Today, more than ever, it’s crucial for the fashion ecosystem to work hand in hand to drive continuous improvement in sustainability. Although we see lots of initiatives and activity from across the supply chain, it’s evident there is much more we can do. It’s within this context that the fashion ecosystem convened in Copenhagen for

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Deepika Mishra

Standards and Data Lead (consultant)

Deepika Mishra is the Standards and Data Lead for the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, acting as a consultant for the program. As an accomplished scientist and data analytics specialist, Deepika leads on analysis of the Trust Protocol’s environmental metrics. She collaborates extensively with agricultural research institutions, conservation groups, and food and trade organizations, playing a vital role in the establishment of sustainability and social standards within the industry.

Deepika earned her Ph.D. in plant and soil science from Texas Tech University, specializing in cotton breeding and genetics. With over a decade of experience, she has spearheaded diverse agricultural projects in both India and the United States, covering crops like cotton, cowpeas, castor, sesame, guar, guayule, tomato, and field pennycress (cover crop). Her contributions also include the development and release of multiple cowpea varieties in India during her M.S. studies in vegetable breeding and genetics.