Environmental sustainability is of growing importance within the global fibre, textile and apparel industry, and pressures to improve their sustainability credentials have prompted several companies to develop innovative new products and adapt their business strategies. This report provides information on the latest product developments and business developments in relation to environmental sustainability with a particular focus on: business news; carpets; denim; fabrics; fibrefill; fibres; insulation materials; laminates; recycling; standards; and traceability.

Furthermore, the report includes information and insight into the following innovative brands, companies and other organisations: Advansa, Advance Denim, Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), Circular Polymers, Cone Denim, Covestro, DuPont Biomaterials, Elevate Textiles, Fashion for Good, H&M Group, IKEA Range & Supply, Kontoor Brands, Lenzing Group (Lenzing), Levi Strauss & Co, Masland Contract, National Bed Federation (NBF), Nike, Parley for the Oceans, PrimaLoft, PVH, Schoeller Textil, Sympatex Technologies (Sympatex), Tarkett, The Microfibre Consortium (TMC), Toray, Uniqlo and Zero Waste Scotland.