Coats

Sustainability

Sustainability

Leveraging new thinking and technologies to embed sustainability into denim manufacturing.

As the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, we are committed to operating responsibly and finding new and innovative ways to create long-term, sustainable growth. We are taking active steps to address the challenges faced by the denim industry and play our part in making denim manufacturing more sustainable.

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Innovative, sustainable products to meet your denim needs
Working together to realise the sustainable benefits of laser technology and ozone washing
Minimising our impacts within the denim supply chain
Working with the industry to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals

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Innovative, sustainable products to meet
your denim needs

Coats EcoVerde, our sustainable line of 100% recycled premium-sewing threads, offers the same proven level of performance and productivity as the industry’s leading non-recycled premium polyester corespun sewing threads.

Find out more about Coats EcoVerde

Working together to realise the sustainable benefits of laser technology and ozone washing

New technologies such as laser fading and ozone washing are going to radically transform the denim industry. Coats has the right products, solutions and technical expertise to support your successful transition to more sustainable manufacturing processes.

Get in touch to discuss how we can help

Minimising our impacts within the denim
supply chain

We are improving our process and implementing new technologies to reduce water consumption across our operations.

  • We have reduced our water consumption per unit of output by 25% over the past 5 years, largely by improving our dyeing processes
  • We are investing in new water recycling technologies in our major plants

Find out more about how we are saving water

Working with the industry to eliminate
the use of hazardous chemicals

Coats has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program which aims to scale efforts to eliminate hazardous chemicals from the global footwear and textile supply chain

Find out more about our approach to corporate responsibility