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DuPont And A Dutch Scale-Up Are Teaming To Create Greener Textiles

DuPont And A Dutch Scale-Up Are Teaming To Create Greener Textiles Greener Textiles

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Players in the clothing and textile industry are teaming amongst themselves – and in some cases with startups – to try and tackle environmental issues along the entire supply chain, helping to solve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the process.  One example is a recent collaboration between DuPont Biomaterials and DyeCoo Textile System, a young 15-person company in the Netherlands, which has developed what it says is the world’s first 100% water-free and process chemical-free textile processing solution.

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Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.