Charlotte, N.C.—Elevate Textiles announces its commitment to achieving sustainability targets by 2025 across its portfolio brands, including American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann, and Safety Components.
The Elevate brands plan to focus on three key environmental areas: fibers, water, and greenhouse gases.
The company's 2025 commitments include:
- Responsibly sourced fibers: Elevate commits to its brand products being produced using at least 80% sustainably sourced cotton and 50% recycled polyester content.
- Reduced water consumption: Elevate manufacturing operations plan to reduce its water intensity by 25% per unit of production.
- Reduced greenhouse gases: Elevate intends to join the Science Based Target (SBT) Program along with other leaders in the industry. The company has also set a specific greenhouse gas target of achieving a 2.5% per year reduction trajectory.
“We are excited to take this next step in the advancement of eco-friendly manufacturing and sustainable products,” says Per-Olof Loof, CEO of Elevate Textiles. “Our 2025 sustainability commitments build on the sustainability improvements we have already attained and solidify our pledge to responsible manufacturing and sustainable innovations fueled by our passion for excellence in all aspects of our operations, products and service to customers.”
For more information on Elevate Textiles, visit www.elevatetextiles.com.