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Apr 21, 2015, 08:00 ET
On behalf of the Cotton Incorporated Blue Jeans Go Green(TM) denim recycling program, nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow is asking consumers to recycle their unwanted denim to help rebuild New Orleans. Blue Jeans Go Green(TM) has set a collection goal of 10,000 pieces of denim, which will be transformed into UltraTouch(TM) Denim Insulation by manufacturing partner Bonded Logic, Inc., and then provided to a ten-home Build-A-Thon being conducted by New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity set for May 20 - 30.

Nine-time Grammy Award-Winner Sheryl Crow Wants Your Jeans

 Ten years. Ten days. Ten homes. Ten-thousand jeans.  On behalf of the Cotton Incorporated Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling...

Apr 20, 2015, 13:00 ET

High Quality Draft Sequence Of Upland Cotton Genome Will Advance Fiber, Fuel, And Food Applications

An international consortium, led by Professors Tianzhen Zhang from Nanjing Agricultural University and Z. Jeffery Chen of the University of Texas...

Apr 17, 2015, 10:09 ET
Still from upcoming digital story about why cotton is Emma’s favorite.

Explaining Why Cotton Is A Favorite

 At a time when cotton's market share is threatened by synthetics, Cotton Incorporated responds with authenticity. The latest offerings in the...

Feb 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Harmony Public School Students Collaborate with Blue Jeans Go Green™

 Students at six Harmony Public Schools in Austin, Texas will be making the grade when they collaborate with the Blue...

Jan 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

Brigham Young University Presented With Cotton Biotechnology Award

Dr. Don Jones, Director of Agricultural and Environmental Research at Cotton Incorporated, and Dr. David Stelly, ICGI Co-Chair and professor at...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

Draft Sequence of a Diploid A-Genome Cotton Generated & Released to Public by Texas Tech University, Bayer CropScience, and the National Center for Genome Resources

A significant accomplishment  has been made in the sequencing of the cotton genome by a Texas Tech research team in collaboration with Bayer...

Nov 10, 2014, 11:56 ET
Guinness World Record Presentation at Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show Sets Guinness World Record For "Longest Fashion Show"

 Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show, a fashion fete presented by Cotton Incorporated in partnership with PEOPLE magazine was held this weekend...

Nov 03, 2014, 13:05 ET
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J.Crew Brands Extend Partnership with Blue Jeans Go Green(TM)

J.Crew brands has announced their continued participation in a fall denim drive in partnership with Cotton Incorporated's Blue Jeans Go...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:49 ET
Fashion Icon Olivia Palermo Joins Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show (PRNewsFoto/Cotton Incorporated)

Fashion Icon Olivia Palermo Joins Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

For the first time, Cotton Incorporated brings international style icon Olivia Palermo on board for its 24 Hour Runway Show. Olivia will join the...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
Music Sensation Jason Derulo to Perform at Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

Jason Derulo Kicks Off Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

Multi-platinum recording artist and international Pop superstar Jason Derulo will perform his top singles LIVE at Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show....

Oct 08, 2014, 16:08 ET
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Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show Announces Celebrity Host Lineup: Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Jason Kennedy, and Michael Yo

Cotton Incorporated welcomes Giuliana and Bill Rancic's return to Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show. Hosting for the third time, the couple will be...

Aug 05, 2014, 10:30 ET

Smart Shopping: Parents Choose Cotton for Back-to-School

Smart parents are doing their homework going into the back-to-school (BTS) season this year, shopping online and choosing durable fabrics like...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:30 ET

Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show Returns to South Beach

 With long, luxurious beach days and a seemingly never-ending nightlife, it's no wonder South Beach will once again play host to Cotton's 24...

May 15, 2014, 16:40 ET

When Is A Blue Jean Not A Blue Jean?

On May 20, 1873, an American icon was born when Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were given a patent for their copper rivet fasteners for denim...

Jan 07, 2014, 16:28 ET

Fresh Produce And Blue Jeans Go Green™ Collaborate For Bring In Your Blues Promotion

Denim Recycling Program Gets Retail Reach  Cotton Incorporated, the research and marketing company for cotton, and Fresh Produce, a...

Dec 20, 2013, 12:01 ET

Cotton LEADS™ Embraced By Global Textile Supply Chain

Companies Partner with Cotton LEADS™ to Recognize Responsible Production  Just two months after its launch, the Cotton LEADS™...

Oct 16, 2013, 18:01 ET

Cotton LEADS™ - Australia & The United States: Pioneers & Partners In Progress

Cotton Australia and Cotton Incorporated today announced a joint program to raise awareness of the responsible growing practices among cotton...

Sep 30, 2013, 12:00 ET

Cotton Or Nothing

STRIKING MANNEQUINS STRIKE A CHORD WITH CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS  Just as models began walking down the runways of New York Fashion Week at...

Sep 18, 2013, 15:01 ET

Celebs Clean Closets For A Cause - "The Great Denim Challenge" Celebrity Autograph Jeans Auction Aims for Millionth Piece of Denim

 Blue Jeans Go Green™ (formerly Cotton From Blue to Green™) today announced a unique auction designed to raise awareness about...

Aug 20, 2013, 09:28 ET

Defining Denim: MAGIC Panel Explores a Key Cotton Category

 As a part of Sourcing at MAGIC,  Cotton Incorporated will present an expert panel on successful denim strategies.  The seminar,...