Organic Cotton Accelerator

The Organic Cotton Accelerator (OCA) seeks to grow prosperous organic cotton sector that benefits everyone--from farmer to consumer.

About the initiative

Southern Asia

The Organic Cotton Accelerator (OCA) focuses on creating a prosperous organic cotton which benefits everyone—from farmer to consumer. Together with our partners, we tackle the challenges in the sector through collaborative action in order to realize the benefits of organic cotton for people, planet and long-term prosperity.

We are rolling out several interventions to achieve these goals.

(1) Our innovative business models in India are being rolled out through the supply chains of our partner brands to improve the farmer business case. 

(2) Our seed breeding program focuses on the development of quality organic seeds, helping to give farmers an alternative to resource-intensive and expensive GMO seeds, and safeguard health and food security

(3) We provide a convening platform to share knowledge, best practices and lessons learned and align the efforts of different stakeholders to have greater, measurable impact on the SDGs.