The big climate challenges for apparel and textiles
03 Feb 22
This week: Textile Exchange’s Claire Bergkamp and Beth Jenson talk about their new Climate+ strategy, some of the innovations in the textiles and apparel sector that will help companies plot a route to net zero, and their willingness to make the changes necessary.
And, Innovation Forum’s Hanna Halmari gives an update on the responsible sourcing and ethical trade, coming up on 4th and 5th April.
Plus: UN Environment Programme calls for 50% increase up to $285bn investment in nature protection and restoration from G20 countries; Nestlé announces new programme to tackle child labour in cocoa supply chains; new modelling research shows likely impacts of climate change on shifting commodity growing areas; and, how advances in battery and other storage technologies may mean India can cancel new coal power generation and switch to renewables, in the news digest.
Host: Ian Welsh
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