Solving the sustainability puzzle through open innovationLectra’s innovation team joins forces with customers and partners to overcome fashion’s biggest challenge. There’s no denying that environmental sustainability and supply chain transparency have become top-of-mind concerns for every fashion insider today. Besides accounting for 10% of carbon emissions and 20% of wastewater annually, the industry is now facing legislative pressure worldwide. In the EU, Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) draft regulations will take effect in 2025, obliging companies in member states to provide detailed information about each product’s environmental impact to consumers. Leading up to this, a few policies of similar nature will be implemented in France.