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Carbon footprint reduction strategies in denim manufacturing - initiatives from large brands

Updated : 2019

Stakeholders

  • EHS professionals
  • Senior or top management
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals

Denim fabric production involves toxic chemicals and hundreds of gallons of water it takes to dye and finish. Several companies such as Levi Strauss and H&M have already embedded responsible production pathways into the supply chain.

The article goes through multiple initiatives large brands have taken to reduce the carbon footprint in the fashion industry. It outlines key strategies that barnds are moving towards in terms of innovation in design, efficiency in water and energy consumption and re-use and remanufacturing apparel to sustainably shift customer's consumption practises.

Read More: The Future of Denim — a sustainable story

Geography

| Global

Year

2019

Product Category

  • Fabric
  • Trousers and jeans
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