Blockchain tracing pilot a big success – Innovation in Textiles

Blockchain tracing pilot a big success – Innovation in Textiles





Blockchain tracing pilot a big success

Fibres/​Yarns/​Fabrics

Viscose in 23,000 garments tracked through 25 suppliers in seven countries.

22nd June 2021

Innovation in Textiles


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Amsterdam

Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable

Today, on World Rainforest Day (June 22nd), Amsterdam-based Fashion for Good is celebrating the successful completion of the Viscose Traceability Pilot, a consortium project with partners Bestseller and Kering to trace sustainable viscose in garments using the TextileGenesis blockchain tracing solution.

With an estimated 30% of viscose sourced from endangered forests, the validation of the TextileGenesis solution is an important step towards transparency in the value chain, and ensuring fibres originate from renewable sources.

Bestseller and Kering each contributed four garment styles, totalling around 23,000 product units which were catalogued and successfully tracked on the TextileGenesis platform. The garments, made with varying compositions from 100% sustainable viscose – produced by Lenzing, ENKA and Tangshan Sanyou, to blends with generic fibres
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