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SDG Decoded: SDG #6—Clean Water & Sanitation

In the first installment of SDG Decoded—in which Carved in Blue checks-in with the denim industry to gauge and share progress on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals—we’re bringing the focus to Goal #6: Clean Water & Sanitation.

Not surprisingly, this particular SDG is relevant to many processes along the denim manufacturing chain and is rightly being taken seriously by the industry’s leading activists. In fact we received so many story submissions that we’re already planning a second installment of SDG #6 updates in the near future.

Here we’re sharing what Officina+39, Triarchy, DL1961 and Saitex are accomplishing and learning when it comes to good water stewardship.

Read more at Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal branded fibers to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit