Ms Rene Molina, global product manager for DuPont Industrial Biosciences said, “This recognition from bluesign® as a verifier and supporting partner of the responsible industry underscores the commitment of Sorona® brand to embracing sustainability and minimizing environmental impact in the long term. With Sorona® polymer, we’re not only providing customers with an eco-efficient, practical materials solution, but also laying the groundwork for a sustainable textile future – and this certification truly reinforces our mission”.
DuPont Industrial Biosciences has announced its partnership with bluesign® for the high performance, bio based polymer Sorona®. DuPont™ and Sorona® are committed to apply continuous improvement of environmental performance and sustainability in their business system
DuPont™ Sorona® is a polymer which comprises 37% renewable plant based input. It uses 30% less energy and releases 63% fewer greenhouse gas emissions. Sorona® polymer, to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, it combines eco-efficiency with function for use in several applications due to its performance attributes. Its inherent stain resistance, exceptional softness and uncompromising durability offers sustainable and high performance material option for its customers throughout the supply chain.
Mr Kurt Schlaepfer, head, Customer Relations Management at bluesign® technologies said, “Our unique Input Stream Management approach ensures approved chemicals and raw materials, such as DuPont™ Sorona® polymer, are used in all steps of the manufacturing processes to reduce risks to both people and the environment at the very beginning of the supply chain. Sustainable chemical and material inputs are the foundation for the bluesign® system, driving a socially and environmentally responsible value chain within the textile industry, and the natural origins of DuPont™ Sorona® polymer adeptly align with the bluesign® criteria.”