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Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and the U.S. Treasury Secretary, Janet L. Yellen visit Evoco

Evoco Ltd. was recently honored to welcome the U.S. Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, and Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland to their labs at MaRS Discovery District. As a Canadian start-up selected from a shortlist of innovative companies, Evoco had the incredible opportunity to showcase their commitment to renewable materials and plant-based chemistry, and discuss their plans for greater U.S. investment.

During the visit, CEO Jason Robinson gave them a tour of the facilities, demonstrating how plant-based materials are developed and manufactured on a commercial scale. The tour included showcasing FATES eco-foam and the early stages of Evoco’s novel plant-based leather, giving the guests an inside look into the company’s innovative approach to creating sustainable consumer goods.