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Published on Monday, 27 June 2016

CmiA joins UK SCAP initiative

Written by Brett Mathews

HAMBURG - Cotton Made in Africa (CmiA), the African identity cotton progamme, has joined the UK's Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP) to help drive a more sustainable textile industry in the UK. As part of the SCAP 2020 Commitment, apparel retailers and brands can seek to reduce their carbon, waste and water footprint of clothing by sourcing CmiA certified cotton. More than 50 organisations including retailers such as Asos, Ted Baker, Arcadia Group, New Look, John Lewis and Tesco have already signed up to SCAP, which is led by WRAP, the UK-based resource efficiency consultants.


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