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Local context key for sustainability: Laudes Foundation

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Jun '20
While regulation is an important factor in driving more sustainable solutions and scaling innovations across fibres, local context is another key consideration. It is because what makes sense in one market may actually cause harm in another, according to Laudes Foundation.

Bamboo viscose, for example, could be an exciting development for a country like China, but there’s not enough research to tell conclusively if it makes sense in a Central Asian country where bamboo is harder and more expensive to source. "Likewise, leather from pineapple leaves might work in a country like India but what of mushroom leather?" asks Anita Chester, head-Sustainable Raw Materials, Laudes Foundation which was earlier known as C&A Foundation, in an article in the hard bound fifth edition of the Sustainability Compendium - ‘Going Circular’ brought out by Fibre2Fashion.

In many cases, retaining the green credentials of next-gen fibres will mean keeping production close to the source of raw materials, she writes in her article 'Material Matters'.

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