Primark is to train 160,000 cotton farmers in China, India and Pakistan in environmentally friendly farming methods in its latest sustainability initiative.
Primark is running the scheme, to be completed by 2022, as part of its sustainable cotton programme, which targets the use of 100% sustainable cotton in all product categories.
The initiative will increase fivefold the number of farmers participating in the programme, run with partners Cotton Connect and the Self Employed Women’s Association trade union.
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