Organic Cotton Colours

Certified B Corporation

Catalonia, Spain

Certified Since

March 2022





Operates In



Organic Cotton Colours has been working with organic cotton for 30 years in colours that are born naturally from the seed; ecru, green and brown. No added dyes or chemical processes. Just as it grew 5000 years ago. They preserve naturally colorful organic cotton varieties thanks to the OCCGuarantee Social Project, under which more than 350 families of farmers in the northeast of Brazil are protected. They work the land following farming methods typical of regenerative agriculture that seeks to generate a positive impact on the ecosystem through cultivation. The project maintains long-term relationships with the farming families with whom it signs annual contracts where the price of cotton is agreed upon plus an additional investment of 10% for improvements within the community. The company imports the fiber to Spain where it spins, weaves and manufactures the final garment. It has a wide line of fabrics for designers and brands who want, like them, to prioritize a responsible textile model with the health of people and the regeneration of the Environment. In addition, they make their infrastructure available to external brands for the creation of their own collections, from the initial idea to the final preparation of the garment.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Organic Cotton Colours earned an overall score of 93.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
93.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.7

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement2.0
Ethics & Transparency2.7
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 16.7

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security2.2
Health, Wellness, & Safety3.3
Career Development3.2
Engagement & Satisfaction4.1

Community 15.9

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion3.9
Economic Impact2.6
Civic Engagement & Giving0.8
Supply Chain Management5.7

Environment 43.7

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management5.3
Air & Climate7.5
Land & Life11.9
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation10.4

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Customers 2.4

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship2.4

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score93.6

Additional Documentation

OCCGuarantee® Fabrics

Sustainability Report

Service of Manufacture for external brands

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