WHAT’S NEW

Congratulations patagonia for 20 years of organic cotton!
Read how a brave decision in 1996 transformed a company and showed the rest of us what’s possible .

COMING SOON!!

✪ Social media linkages.

✪ How Organic Cotton achieves the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

✪ Organic Cotton and Water Infographics.

✪ Organic Cotton Presentation (Teaching aid for children).

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REFERENCES

Source: CottonConnect, 2014. More Crop Per Drop: Water Report On The Cotton Industry.
Source: Cotton Incorporated, 2015. Monthly Economic Letter: July 2015.
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Source: ICAC Expert Panel on Social, Environmental and Economic Performance (SEEP) 2010. Pesticide use in cotton in Australia, Brazil, India, Turkey and the USA.
Source: UN-Water FAO, 2007. Coping with water scarcity: Challenge of the twenty-first century.
The values for organic and conventional cotton reported here are derived from two independent peer-reviewed studies whose comparability has not been verified. Therefore the comparison is of indicative value only.

The potential savings published in the site differ slightly from earlier Textile Exchange publications due to application of water consumption (as opposed to water usage) which is a more accurate reflection.

Source: Textile Exchange and thinkstep, 2014. Life Cycle Assessment of Organic Cotton.

Source: Textile Exchange, 2014. Organic Cotton Sustainability Assessment Tool (OC-SAT): Summary of Findings.
Source: Textile Exchange, 2014. Organic Cotton Market Report: Overview.
Source: National Cotton Council of America. Cotton: From Field To Fabric

Source: National Cotton Council of America, May 2007. Growth and Development – First 60 Days

Source: Cotton’s Journey. The Story of Cotton

Source: fiber2fashion. Organic Cotton Processing

Source: Cotton Council International. All About Cotton

Source: SoftSchool. Cotton Facts

Source: Cotton Australia. Interesting Cotton Facts

Disclaimer: Values shown on this site comparing organic and conventional cotton production are derived from two independent peer-reviewed studies whose comparability has not been verified. The comparison is of indicative value only.