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The apparel industry’s sourcing of ‘more sustainable’ raw materials is continuing to rise but greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are also climbing, according to a new report from Textile Exchange.
The global non-profit’s latest Material Change Insights report – released today – warns that with the sourcing of conventional raw materials still increasing, its climate change targets look increasingly challenging.
The report is based on data submitted by 424 companies – including brands, retailers, manufacturers and suppliers – through Textile Exchange’s Materials Benchmark for 2021.
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Read the full report via this link: https://mci.textileexchange.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Textile-Exchange_MCI-Insights_2022.pdf