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New Report: Biotech Fabrics May Threaten Farmer Livelihoods, Ecosystems

Where are fashion’s priorities? How sustainability will fare post pandemic is just one of many open questions. Join SJ on July 15 at 11 am for a webinar on how the crisis will affect future sourcing decisions and how to better measure progress.

Turns out, not everybody is on the biomaterials bandwagon. Rather than serve as the eco-friendly panacea the fashion industry so desperately craves, bioengineered textiles such as Bolt Threads’ and Spiber’s synthetic “spider silk” and Dupont’s Sorona could disrupt global supply chains and derail natural fiber production, according to a new report by technology watchdog ETC…

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