Starting from March 2019 Be.Mood has joined the Better Cotton Initiative (www.bettercotton.org), an association formed by producers, intermediaries and non-profit groups created to actively improve the global cotton industry and improve its impact on the environment and on the people who cultivate it.
Cotton is a very important material for us, it is responsible for the use of 24% of the insecticides and 11% of the pesticides used globally, with damages both on the growers and on the enlarged neighboring communities, but thanks to this initiative it is possible to reduce up to to the total elimination of all harmful chemicals.
This approach saves 90% of water, improves the quality of the soil, the working and economic conditions of the farming communities.
Be Mood is committed to buying only more sustainable cotton, for a better future.
The GOTS is recognized as the most important standards for sustainable production of garments and textiles made from natural fibers from organic farming as organic cotton or organic wool. The following can be certified according to the GOTS: Textile products; Chemical products for the textile industry; Manufacturing activity.
The Global Organic Textile Standard was developed by leading international organizations in organic agriculture in order to guarantee the consumer that organic textile products are obtained in compliance with stringent environmental and social criteria applied at all levels of production, from the collection in the field of natural fibers to the subsequent manufacturing phases, up to the labeling of the finished product.
Textile Exchange is the best known non-profit organization in the textile industry and promotes, through globally recognized standards, the recognition of fabrics that are sustainable throughout the supply chain, thus becoming a distinctive element towards stakeholders, the market and end consumers.