Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight

Preferred Fiber & Materials: Member Spotlight

As we connect with our networks and membership, we daily uncover a rich and diverse set of stories from people who are really making a difference in textile sustainability. We hope you will be inspired and moved by the sheer passion the authors exude for what they do. If you have a story to tell, please let us know.

IKEA provides home solutions to people from around the world. Buying low environmental impact products at high prices is not difficult for people with thick wallets. But this is not an option for the majority of the world’s population….
In July 2020, Kering announced a dedicated biodiversity strategy with a series of new targets to achieve a “net positive” impact on biodiversity by 2025. Motivated to take transformative action, Kering and Conservation International launched the Regenerative Fund for…
Lenzing is involved in many initiatives related from responsible wood and pulp sourcing to water stewardship to support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. At Lenzing, we believe in the concept of circular economy and closed-loop processes. TENCEL(TM) x…
Lenzing’s TENCEL™ Carbon Zero branded fibers are derived from renewable wood sources, manufactured with sustainable processes, and 100% biodegradable. TENCEL™ fibers go beyond carbon offsetting by reducing carbon emissions and using renewable energy during production to lower its carbon footprint….
Why did you decide to do what you do? Our corporate Vision & DNA is built on change and innovation that effects the climate in a positive way. With Science based Targets that help to drive a focus on…
Q: Patagonia is a clothing brand so why are you so interested in farming and food? The Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone’, just offshore from my home state of Texas, is the largest ever measured. The drinking water of…
Can you briefly introduce us to Sanko Textile’s work in organic cotton? As Sanko Textile, one of the biggest integrated textile producers from yarn to finished fabric, we grow our own organic cotton in Turkey. Growing our own organic…
Sappi’s operations are deeply seated within the traditional communities of South Africa (SA) and we are very committed to developing and improving the resilience of the communities and environment in which we operate. A true testimony is the partnership…
  Sappi Project Grow (Project Khulisa) is a tree farming scheme aimed at rural subsistence farmers with access to small parcels of land. First started in 1983 with only three farmers in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the project has…
Why did you decide to do what you do? Manmade Cellulose Fiber (MMCF) is gaining a lot of interest, and we are excited to be a significant producer in this segment. Our operations are well integrated with other RGE…
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