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Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes

Handbook of Sustainable Luxury Textiles and Fashion

Volume 1

Editors: Gardetti, Miguel Angel, Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Eds.)

  • The very first book in the area of Sustainable Luxury Textiles and Fashion
  • Promotes and disseminates the concepts on sustainability and business management
  • Highlights the need for value chain management and sustainable raw materials and production processes in the context of sustainable luxury
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About this book

The first volume of this handbook explores different aspects of sustainable luxury textiles and fashion, broadly based on the following topics: Sustainability and business management, Value chain management, Use of materials and Sustainable production processes.





About the authors

Miguel Angel Gardetti Ph.D. He has been the head of the Center for Study of Corporate Sustainability (IESC) since its foundation in 2002, and he also holds the same position at the Center for Study of Sustainable Luxury. He is head professor in MBA and master’s programs both in Argentina and abroad. He has provided training within frameworks of executive education and in house programmes to CEOs and Corporate Managers both from domestic and multinational companies in Argentina and Latin America.
As to Luxury and Sustainability topics, he lectured at the IE Business School (Madrid, Spain), one of the top Business Schools in Europe. Moreover, he was a speaker in Identidad Uruguay, an event organised by the Universidad de Empresa (Montevideo), with a lecture on Fashion, Luxury, and Sustainability. He was the creator of the Best Performance in Sustainable Luxury in Latin America Award (at present evolving towards the IE Award for Sustainability in The Premium and Luxury Sectors at a global level). He developed also several publications in the area of sustainable luxury: the Journal of Corporate Citizenship special issue on “sustainable luxury” and the books titled “Sustainable Luxury – Managing Social and Environmental Performance in Iconic Brands” and “Sustainable Luxury and Social Entrepreneurship – Stories from the Pioneers”.
He was a member of the United Nations Global Compact Promoting Group in Argentina and a member of its governance body –the Board of the Argentine Chapter of The Global Compact- for two consecutive terms. He was co-founder of the Global Compact Chair in Argentina, and he was also part of the task force that developed the “Management Responsible Education Principles” of the United Nations Global Compact. He has also coordinated tasks for the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation (private sector arm of the World Bank), the Netherlands Development Organisation, the United Nations (New York), and the World Resources Institute (USA.)

 

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • The Lotus Flower Fiber and Sustainable Luxury

    Gardetti, Miguel Angel (et al.)

    Pages 3-18

  • Flax: Sustainability Is the New Luxury

    Farrer, Joan (et al.)

    Pages 19-41

  • Great Potential of Stinging Nettle for Sustainable Textile and Fashion

    Debnath, Sanjoy

    Pages 43-57

  • Sustainable Luxury Natural Fibers—Production, Properties, and Prospects

    Karthik, T. (et al.)

    Pages 59-98

  • Sustainable Processing of Luxury Textiles

    Hassan, Mohammad Mahbubul

    Pages 101-120

Buy this book

eBook £58.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-287-633-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £74.50
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-287-632-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Sustainable Luxury Textiles and Fashion
Book Subtitle
Volume 1
Editors
  • Miguel Angel Gardetti
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Series Title
Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-633-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-633-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-632-4
Series ISSN
2345-7651
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 211
Number of Illustrations and Tables
76 b/w illustrations
Topics