BERLIN – A new initiative led by the German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles aims to increase fairness and transparency in Indian organic cotton supply chains. The Organic Cotton Alliance Initiative in India will work with more than 12,500 cotton producers and run until 2025. Cotton producers in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha and Gujarat will be involved in the project.
Participating retailers and bodies include C&A, Esprit, Formesse, GOTS, HAKRO, H&M Group, s.Oliver Group, Tchibo and Fairtrade. The Partnership for Sustainable Textiles and its strategic partner Organic Cotton Accelerator (OCA) are coordinating the project.
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