Rajlakshmi Cotton Mills (RCM) is based in the city of Kolkata and is a pioneer in organic garment and home textile manufacturing in India. Seeking to combine high quality tailoring with a fair deal for farmers and employees alike, RCM use for Storyfabrics'collection only organic and Fairtrade cotton.
RCM values the social and economical welfare of their employees and complies with legislation regarding maximum working hours, overtime compensation and incentives. Employees have the rights to join trade unions and there is no discrimination for race, age, sex, political opinion or religion. Further benefits include the transport to and from the jobsite, company sponsored meals, a health plan and funding for employees' children's education.
Rajlakshmi partners with the small-scale farmers association Chetna Organic to ensure the Fairtrade practice throughout the entire supply chain. All of the organic cotton for Storyfabrics' collection is produced in a Fairtrade context.
RCM is currently certified by the following organizations:
- Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
- FLOCERT - Fairtrade (FLO ID 4512)
- Fair Trade-USA
- The Stitching factories are SA8000 certified.