Elevate Textiles, the company behind distinguished global textile brands like American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components, has come up with its 2021 Sustainability Report.
The report is structured in line with key UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) commitments related to Elevate and its brands.
It also states increased involvement in global sustainability initiatives and significant progress against the company’s 2025 Sustainability Goals.
With a global array of premium fabric and thread solutions focused on innovation, sustainability and quality craftsmanship, Elevate and its portfolio brands provide products that surround us every day and in all facets of life.
Outlining progress towards its 2025 Sustainability Goals, the company focused on sustainably sourced fibres, reduced water consumption and reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
The company has increased participation and leadership in global collaborations and its alignment with the UN Global Compact’s Ten Principles, which further supports Elevate’s own environmental programme, the ten threads of sustainability.
“As a valued supply partner and responsible manufacturer, our Elevate teams and brands are committed to understanding our customers’ needs and aligning our actions to help achieve critical sustainability goals,” said Sim Skinner, President and CEO of the company.
Elevate’s progress and achievements include the measurement of Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions and continued efforts toward reduction of Scope 1 & 2 greenhouse gases, in line with the corporate goal of 2.5 per cent per year reduction.
Similarly it noticed 5 per cent reduction of absolute global water consumption since 2016 and increased water recycling by 65 per cent since 2016 by implementing new wastewater technologies.
It has achieved 68 per cent sustainably sourced cotton against its goal of 80 per cent sustainable sourcing by 2025.