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Textile Innovation Needs High-Risk, High-Reward Capital But Investors Are Holding Back

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Textile innovations that improve the environmental footprint of the fashion industry make for splashy headlines. But without the ability to scale outside a lab, they also offer false hope. Despite the “highly compelling investment proposition” of potentially disruptive technologies—think algae-based dyes, biodegradable bio-polyesters or finishes derived from agriculture waste—only a limited number of financial instruments…

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