Half of all cotton growing regions face severe climate risks by 2040 if carbon emissions continue to soar.
Fibres & fabrics
The acceleration of the next-generation materials industry has been fuelled by advancements in science and technology, changes in consumer preferences, and regulatory trends.
Chemical giant DuPont has launched a fabric collection made with DuPont Biomaterials Sorona, a sustainable, partially bio-based polymer, and JayaShree Textiles, a division of Aditya Birla Group.
Austrian cellulosic fibre producer The Lenzing Group has extended its fibre identification technology to its Tencel branded lyocell and modal fibres.