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  • Primark announces major expansion of its Sustainable Cotton Programme, intending to train 275,000 cotton farmers in more sustainable farming by 2023
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    Primark announces major expansion of its Sustainable Cotton Programme, intending to train 275,000 cotton farmers in more sustainable farming by 2023

    Primark has today announced a major expansion of its Sustainable Cotton Programme – it has committed to train an additional 125,000 smallholder cotton farmers in more sustainable farming methods in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end of 2023, increasing the expected availability of sustainable cotton for its products by 60%. This will bring the total number of farmers in the PSCP to over 275,000, an expansion of over 80%, cementing its position as the largest of its kind of any single fashion retailer.

    06 / 05 / 2022
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    Primark announces half-year progress in its Primark Cares sustainability commitments

    Primark has published early progress against some of its sustainability commitments seven months on from the launch of its strategy, Primark Cares. Today, almost 40% (39%) of all Primark clothes are made from recycled or more sustainable* materials, a 14% increase from September 2021, strong progress towards the target of 100% by 2030.

    26 / 04 / 2022
  • Primark - BGMEA to collaborate with Primark on sustainability ambition
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    BGMEA to collaborate with Primark on sustainability ambition

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President and Vice President met with Primark and its Associated British Foods (ABF) parent’s leaders to discuss Primark’s new wide-reaching sustainability strategy.

    05 / 11 / 2021
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    From throwaway plastic to denim fantastic: Primark launches new skinny jeans in partnership with REPREVE Our Ocean®

    Skinny jeans are back, but with a more sustainable twist: Primark has partnered with material innovators Unifi, Inc to bring their REPREVE Our Ocean® fibre to its newest denim style. The jeans feature a blend of a unique recycled fabric made from plastic bottles which have been collected from land within 50km of the coastline, one of the biggest sources of plastic pollution in our oceans.

    5 · 21 / 06 / 2021
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    Primark Joins Circular Fashion Partnership led by the Global Fashion Agenda

    We are proud to announce that we have become a participant in the Circular Fashion Partnership, led by the Global Fashion Agenda. Along with over 50 brands, manufacturers, recyclers and NGOs, the partnership supports the development of the textile recycling industry in Bangladesh by capturing and directing post-production fashion waste back into the production of new fashion products.

    3 · 16 / 06 / 2021
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    Primark launches Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold jeans - the most sustainably made denim jeans yet

    Low on environmental impact but big on style, Primark’s new 100% organic cotton mom jeans have achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified® at the Gold level. The Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard is a globally recognised measure of safe, more sustainable products with a lower impact on people and planet.

    5 · 09 / 06 / 2021
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