"Through our partnership with Suminter India Organics®, an environmental and socially conscious organic cotton production corporation in India, we set out on a mission to create a symbiotic balance between people, planet, production, profits and social stewardship. We consider our impact at every step towards building a holistic, ethical and harmonious ecosystem that satisfies customers, supports the economic development of impoverished farming communities, and improves the global environment.
Satva take an all-natural approach to organic cotton cultivation, free from pesticides and fertilizers – allowing nature to take its own course and develop self-sustaining ecosystems. The farmers Satva work with are provided with and use the highest quality organic, non-GMO, non-treated cotton seeds during cultivation.
Satva products are free from chemicals including: bleaches, toxic waxes, sulfur and heavy metals commonly used in the production of clothing. Only natural, non-toxic plant based dyes are used.
Satva's growing practices and ingredients are at the heart of our product – they lead to better quality, allergen-free cotton for your clothing and higher yields for farmers, fostering a better quality life for all.
Dedicated to improving the livelihood and economic prosperity of small
and marginal organic farmers in India, SATVA® and Suminter's “Creative
Capitalism” approach ensures that a portion of all proceeds are invested back
into its local communities & agricultural programs.
With a literacy rate of only 65%, improving women’s educational opportunities is a key initiative, sponsored by Suminter and Satva across each of the rural communities in Kerala and Gujarat, India – offering them the opportunity for greater empowerment and professional opportunity. Together, Suminter and Satva launched Disha, an initiative that sponsors the education of young girls in villages where organic cotton is cultivated for Satva garments.
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An integral part of rural Indian households, livestock is not only vital to farming, but often serves as a secondary income. Suminter and Satva help to sponsor livestock immunization and medical assistant livestock programs across 20 rural Indian villages making a lasting impact on the livelihood of the farming communities.