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 .


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

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What Is Organic Cotton?
What You Should Know About Organic Cotton
Organic Farming System
Comparing Conventional & Organic Farming Practices
Organic Cotton: Environmental Benefits
Organic Cotton: Social & Economic Benefits
Organic In Action
When You Choose Organic Cotton You Save...
Organic Cotton: The Fashion Forward Fabric
Organic Cotton Certification
Organic Cotton: Field To Fashion
Organic Cotton: Stories From The Field
Organic Cotton: Did You Know
Organic Cotton Stats
Organic Cotton: FAQ
Organic Cotton Factsheets Complete Series

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