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What regenerative sourcing means for business: lessons from the denim and cotton sectors

Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology
Marco Mossinkoff PhD, Sophia Kiefer BA

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Regenerative agriculture is increasingly seen as the way forward to safeguard soil fertility and with that economic, human and natural sustainability. The fashion industry, being very much reliant on inputs from the agricultural sector, can play a pivotal role in promoting regenerative practices. In order to do so however it needs to radically rethink its business model, or else it will not be able to reap all the possible benefits.


cross-sectorial, regenerative agriculture, fashion sourcing, long-term commitment, relational integration