23% of US Cotton acreage aligned with the US Cotton Trust ProtocolThe US Cotton Trust Protocol’s 2023 annual report revealed that its grower membership tripled in 2020, with 975 growers representing nearly a quarter (23%) of all US cotton acreage. The US Cotton Trust Protocol, a benchmark for cotton produced sustainably, documented ongoing advancements in each of the six land use metrics: energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, soil carbon, conservation of soil, and water efficiency.