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Sustainability in fashion and textiles : values, design, production and consumption

Author: Miguel Ángel Gardetti; Ana Laura Torres
Publisher: Sheffield, UK : Greenleaf Publishing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is no doubt that the textile industry - the production of clothing, fabrics, thread, fibre and related products - plays a significant part in the global economy. It also frequently operates with disregard to its environmental and social impacts. This book covers, among other issues: sustainability and business management in textile and fashion companies; value chain management; use of materials; sustainable  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel Ángel Gardetti; Ana Laura Torres
ISBN: 9781906093785 1906093784
OCLC Number: 827952084
Description: xi, 403 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Slow fashion : tailoring a strategic approach for sustainability / Carlotta Cataldi, Maureen Dickson and Crystal Grover --
Wisdoms from the fashion trenches / Lynda Grose --
From principle to practice : embedding sustainability in clothing supply chain strategies / Alison Ashby, Melanie Hudson Smith and Rory Shand --
Managing chemical risk information : the case of Swedish retailers and Chinese suppliers in textile supply chains / Kristin Fransson, Birgit Brunklaus, Sverker Molander and Yuntao Zhang --
Innovation power of fashion focal companies and participation in sustainability activities in their supply network / Harrie W.M. van Bommel --
Sustainable colour forecasting : the benefits of creating a better colour trend forecasting system for conumers, the fashion industry and the environment / Tracy Diane Cassidy --
Fashioning use : a polemic to provoke pro-environmental garment maintenance / Tullia Jack --
Fashion design education for sustainability practice : reflections on undergraduate level teaching / Lynda Grose --
Upcycling fashion for mass production / Tracy Diane Cassidy and Sara Li-Chou Han --
Creating new from that which is discarded : the collaborative San Francisco Tablecloth Repurposing Project / Connie Ulasewicz and Gail Baugh --
Sustainable consumption and production patterns in the clothing sector : is green the new black? / Ines Weller --
Redefining 'made in Australia' : a 'fair go' for people and planet / Cameron Neil, Eloise Bishop and Kirsten Simpson --
'Sustainability isn't sexy' : an exploratory study into luxury fashion / Carla-Maria Streit and Iain A. Davies --
Ethical fashion in western Europe : a survey of the status quo through the digital communication lens / Ilaria Pasquinelli and Pamela Ravasio --
Effectiveness of standard initiatives : rules and effective implementation of transnational standard initiatives (TSI) in the apparel industry : an empirical examination / Claude Meier --
Corporate responsibility in the garment industry : towards shared value / Anna Larsson, Katarina Buhr and Cecilia Mark-Herbert --
Zigzag or interlock? : the case of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition / Kim Poldner --
Garments without guilt? : a case study of sustainable garment soucring in Sri Lanka / Patsy Perry --
Next one, please : integrating sustainability criteria in the procurement of operating-room textiles : the case of Germany / Edeltraud Günther, Holger Hoppe, Gabriel Weber and Julia Hillmann --
Development and the garment industry : Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands / Sarah E. Heidebrecht and Joy M. Kozar --
Young academic women's clothing practice : interactions between fast fashion and social expectations in Denmark / Charlotte Louise Jensen and Michael Søgaard Jørgensen --
Connecting meanings and materials : identity dynamics in sustainable fashion / Fernando F. Fachin --
Consumers' attitudes towards sustainable fashion : clothing usage and disposal / Helen Goworek, Alex Hiller, Tom Fisher, Tim Cooper and Sophie Woodward.
Responsibility: edited by Miguel Angel Gardetti and Ana Laura Torres.

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