Impacts

Business is one of the greatest forces for change and has been responsible for some of the world’s biggest environmental and social impacts. We have found that when all parts of the business value chain work together to leverage knowledge and resources, we’re able to reduce the negative impacts of the textile industry and maximize its positive effects.

Textile Exchange is in the process of researching and compiling statistics on impacts caused by the textile industry.  Topics you can expect to be discussed in the future include: biodiversity, carbon, and energy. 

Available for current download are FastFacts on the impacts of:

Chemical Management - released March 2013

Textile and Product Waste - released March 2012

Water - released March 2013 (v.2)