ITOCHU Cooperation and kurkku are members of the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and Textile Exchange.
Launched at the United Nations in 2008, the Business Call to Action (BCtA) is a unique multilateral alliance that challenges companies to advance core business activities that are inclusive of poor populations and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals. Worldwide, over 160 companies have responded to BCtA by making commitments to improve the lives and livelihoods of millions through commercially-viable business ventures that engage low-income people as consumers, producers, suppliers, and distributors of goods and services.
Textile Exchange (formerly known as Organic Exchange) operates internationally and is committed to the responsible expansion of textile sustainability across the global textile value chain. Textile Exchange is headquartered in the USA with staff and contractors located in eight countries.