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Renaissance Fiber Hires Andrew Hume as Chief Sustainability Officer


Renaissance Fiber reinforces its commitment to the environment with the on-boarding of Andrew Hume

Yadkinville, North Carolina (Oct 7, 2020) – Renaissance Fiber is excited to welcome Andrew Hume as its Chief Sustainability Officer. Andrew will play the lead role in implementing Renaissance Fiber's science-based and data driven sustainability plans and building partnerships to push the the company and the textile industry towards a more sustainable future.


Andrew brings a wealth of practical experience from previous startups and many sustainability initiatives linked with environmental conservation, social impact, and international development working for organizations that include the United Nations, the World Bank, and the World Wildlife Fund. Andrew holds a MSc in Environmental Science from University of Virginia and is finishing his PhD in environment and resource management at Stanford University.

About Renaissance Fiber
Renaissance Fiber manufactures hemp fiber for the textile industry using North American grown hemp and an environmentally clean process. The company was established in 2018 as a scaled source for  hemp fiber in an economically feasible and ecologically invisible manner. Renaissance Fiber is currently developing materials capable of blending with cotton, polyester, wool and other common fibers in the industry. The company was a recipient of the North Carolina NCIDEA Seed Grant award and is privately held. For more information, please visit:, or contact

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