Cotton made in Africa (CmiA)

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  • Gurlittstraße 14
  • 20099 Hamburg
  • Germany

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Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) is the largest standard for sustainably produced cotton from Africa. CmiA improves the living and working conditions of 780,000 cotton farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and protects the environment by training smallholder farmers in Africa in sustainable and modern cotton cultivation methods, and by linking them to participants along the textile value chain. 50 million textiles carried the CmiA seal in 2016 and thereby set a sign for the future of sustainability in fashion. Partnering companies that use CmiA cotton for their products range from large multichannel retailers to high fashion and small brands worldwide. A strong network of supply chain partners in all relevant textile production markets process CmiA cotton to textiles. Further information at:

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Certified sustainable cotton: Secure a sustainable basis for your textiles with controlled, sustainable CmiA cotton - without upcharges, available in all relevant textile production markets at any time.

Measurable impact: Improve the ecological footprint of your textile production with CmiA cotton and find a response to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By integrating CmiA cotton into your economic system, you save water, emit less greenhouse gases emissions and contribute to achieve the SDGs.

Supply Chain Management Services: The CmiA sourcing services support you how to integrate CmiA cotton into your respective supply chains. Thereby, our management helps you how to create transparency and traceability within your supply chain. This minimizes supply chain risks for your company.

Communication & Marketing Services: Use CmiA to secure a communicative added value for your corporate and product communication (PR, online, POS, employer branding, development of new customer groups).

Networking Services: With CmiA, you can gain access to an international network of retailers and brands, as well as NGOs and public institutions, who are committed to sustainable management and have already gained experience in this field.


Cotton made in Africa

CmiA provides a sustainable fiber for all kinds of textile products: T-shirts, jeans, trousers,...

Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) Gurlittstraße 14 20099 Hamburg Germany +49 40 2576755 10

Exhibitor at the following trade fair

Heimtextil 2018

09.01.2018 - 12.01.2018 Hall: 8.0 Stand: D 45E