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Adidas Has Greenest Textile Supply Chain in China

Nowhere in the world has been impacted more by textiles from an environmental standpoint than China. Responsible for more than half of all fabric produced globally, the fashion industry ranks as the country’s third largest source of wastewater and its second largest user of chemicals. But it looks like apparel companies are finally stepping up their supply chain practices to mitigate their Chinese footprint.

According to a recent report titled “Greening the Global Supply Chain,” published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), textiles—along with IT and the diversified industry category—are doing the most to improve the current state of affairs.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.