Organic cotton is grown without the use of toxic fertilisers, insecticides and pesticides and without genetically modified seeds.
THE PROBLEM WE ARE SOLVING
16.1% OF THE WORLD’S INSECTICIDES AND 5.7% OF TOTAL PESTICIDES ARE USED IN CONVENTIONAL COTTON PRODUCTION
Organic farming can save up to 90% of the water used in cultivation compared to what’s required to farm conventional cotton. This is because organic cotton must be rainfed.
COTTON PRODUCTION PROVIDES INCOME FOR MORE THAN 250 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE AND EMPLOYS ALMOST 7% OF LABOUR IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES