Charlotte, North Carolina-based Elevate Textiles shared updates to the company’s 2025 sustainability goals in its 2022 Sustainability Report. Its portfolio of brands includes Mount Holly, North Carolina-based American & Efird.
The company launched an internal program, Ten Threads of Sustainability, with goals to reduce water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and to source fibers sustainably.
During the past year, Elevate became the first global textile manufacturer to receive validation of its Science-Based Target goals, raising the company’s reduction targets, according to a news release.
Other achievements include 8.2% reduction in absolute greenhouse gases since 2019, installing the company’s first rooftop solar project in China, and 22.1% reduction of absolute global water usage since 2016.
“We are pleased with the progress we have made since our last report as we ramp up our efforts to achieve our sustainability goals and support the sustainability strategies of our customers,” said Jimmy Summers, chief sustainability officer. “We commit to take the steps necessary to meet our commitments and continue our collaboration and support of industry and global sustainability initiatives, ensuring accountability and transparency.”