Philosophy

Oro Blanco is a sustainable economic and environmental business model for the production and commercialization of organic cotton and its products. Oro Blanco is committed to social and economic justice and a healthy environment for all.

   
     
 
 

History

Launched in the year 2000, Oro Blanco is part of Solidaridad´s global programme to produce organic, fairly traded cotton products and to open a window for its sale in the international markets. In 2004 Solidaridad launched Made-By an umbrella network that links Oro Blanco and other fair trade organic cotton producers around the world with European fashion brands. Oro Blanco supplies organic cotton to socially responsible local manufacturers that export organic garments to fashion brands like Kuyichi.

   
 
Facts of Interest
 
 

Company Founded

2000

Nº of hectares of organic land (year 2008):

275
Nº of farmers (year 2008)
71

Nº de employees

10

Offices

Lima and Chincha

Certifying
Control Union Perú
 
     
 
Ownership

Solidaridad is currently the only owner of Oro Blanco. It is planned that in 2009, 33% of the company shares will be transferred to organic cotton farmers.