DuPont Industrial Biosciences has collaborated with bluesign® for bio-based, high-performance polymer Sorona®. The bluesign® system unites the textile supply chain to jointly reduce its impact on people and the environment, ensure responsible use of resources, and guarantee the highest level of consumer safety.
As a bluesign system partner, DuPont Sorona brand joins a list of chemical suppliers, manufacturers and brands committed to applying the system in their business through continuous improvement of environmental performance and a focus on a sustainable future.
To qualify for the bluesign system partnership, DuPont Sorona brand completed a comprehensive company assessment and roadmap meeting — demonstrating its merit for the certification of its products. DuPont™ Sorona is a versatile polymer comprising of 37 per cent renewable plant-based ingredients, using 30 per cent less energy and releasing 63 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions as compared to Nylon 6. In addition to reducing its reliance on fossil fuels, Sorona polymer combines eco-efficiency with function for use in a variety of applications due to its performance attributes. Its exceptional softness, inherent stain resistance and uncompromising durability offer a sustainable, high-performing material option for customers throughout the supply chain.