Who we are

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Who we are

aboutorganiccotton.org is an initiative by Textile Exchange (formerly known as Organic Exchange), a non-profit organization incorporated in 2002. We operate internationally and are committed to the responsible expansion of textile sustainability across the global textile value chain. Textile Exchange is headquartered in the USA with staff and ambassadors located in ten countries.


– We envision a global textile industry that protects and restores the environment and enhances lives.


Textile Exchange inspires and equips people to accelerate sustainable practices in the textile value chain. We focus on minimizing the harmful impacts and maximizing the positive effects of the global textile industry

What Textile Exchange Does

Convene, inform and build capacity in our membership base and across the industry. Advocate product and industry integrity. Help bring positive innovations to scale. Specialize in the organic cotton value chain. Improve organic farmers’ visibility, access to stable markets, and better develop business capabilities through education. Create partnerships that accelerate sustainable practices across the global textile industry.