Faced with a barrage of vitriol over its position on Xinjiang, the Better Cotton Initiative has gone to ground. Illustration: Henry Wong Faced with a barrage of vitriol over its position on Xinjiang, the Better Cotton Initiative has gone to ground. Illustration: Henry Wong
Faced with a barrage of vitriol over its position on Xinjiang, the Better Cotton Initiative has gone to ground. Illustration: Henry Wong
Xinjiang

Better Cotton Initiative’s fall a cautionary tale of trying to be all things to all people

  • The Better Cotton Initiative has gone to ground after coming under fire from China and the West for its mixed messages on forced labour in Xinjiang
  • BCI ‘got pushed into a situation where they were looking to be the turnkey solution for everybody involved, and they weren’t ever set up to be that’, cotton industry expert Eddie Jernigan says

Topic |   Xinjiang
Faced with a barrage of vitriol over its position on Xinjiang, the Better Cotton Initiative has gone to ground. Illustration: Henry Wong Faced with a barrage of vitriol over its position on Xinjiang, the Better Cotton Initiative has gone to ground. Illustration: Henry Wong
Faced with a barrage of vitriol over its position on Xinjiang, the Better Cotton Initiative has gone to ground. Illustration: Henry Wong
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