One way to help the fashion industry reduce its emissions in line with the 1.5-degree Celsius pathway? Making the right material choices, according to Textile Exchange. But this may be easier said than done. On Friday, the sustainable trade group unveiled the 10th edition of its annual Materials Market Report, a snapshot of global raw material production that shows a need to “double down” on efforts to curtail the use of virgin fossil-fuel-based inputs while investing in strategies that decouple value creation from the extraction of new resources, said Claire Bergkamp, its CEO.

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