“Lenzing supports the Renewable Carbon Initiative as it is on the one hand just the right thing to do and on the other fully in line with our corporate strategy – it will be an important nucleus for greening the textile and nonwovens value chains. Lenzing is a performance materials company that turns CO2 and sunlight into highly functional, emotional and aesthetic products.”

The Lenzing Group stands for the ecologically responsible production of specialty fibers made from the renewable raw material wood. As an innovation leader, Lenzing is a partner of global textile and nonwoven manufacturers and drives many new technological developments.The Lenzing Group’s high-quality fibers form the basis for a variety of textile applications ranging from elegant ladies’ clothing to versatile denims and high-performance sports clothing. Due to their consistent high quality, their biodegradability and compostability Lenzing fibers are also highly suitable for hygiene products and agricultural applications.The business model of the Lenzing Group goes far beyond that of a traditional fiber producer. Together with its customers and partners, Lenzing develops innovative products along the value chain, creating added value for consumers. The Lenzing Group strives for the efficient utilisation and processing of all raw materials and offers solutions to help  the textile sector towards a closed-loop economy. Cellulose as a raw material for Lenzing fibers, together with our sophisticated production technologies, is the basis of our sustainable circular economy model. We use all valuable components that our renewable and natural raw material wood has to offer. We process our raw materials in closed production loops wherever possible. At the end of their life cycle, our fibers biodegrade – and nature returns to nature. Sustainability is the key foundation to our corporate values and sCore TEN strategy and we have been recognized for our leadership in sustainable sourcing of wood and our closed loop manufacturing processes.

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The topics addressed by the Renewable Carbon Initiative are well in line with the strategy and sustainability activities of Lenzing like the use of bio-based raw materials or the increase of circular economy. We are convinced that the RCI will be an important nucleus for greening the textile and nonwovens industry by raising awareness and understanding of renewable carbon amongst our business community. Bringing together partners along the value chain from different industries will help the transformation process to become more sustainable. We share this vision and therefore are pleased to be a partner of RCI and its commitments to act now. Taking a leading role in the transformation from fossil to renewable carbon is just the right thing to do.

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