Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes

Handbook of Sustainable Luxury Textiles and Fashion

Volume 2

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

  • Is the very first book in the area of sustainable luxury textiles and fashion
  • Promotes and disseminates the concepts of sustainable luxury and luxury, innovation and design potential in relation of textiles and fashion
  • Deals with areas on luxury and consumption, luxury and entrepreneurship, luxury and management
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About this book

The second volume of handbook explores different dimensions of the sustainable luxury textiles and fashion, broadly based on the following topics: 

Sustainable luxury
Luxury and consumption
Luxury, innovation and design potential
Luxury and entrepreneurship
Sustainable Luxury Management

About the authors

Miguel Angel Gardetti Ph.D. He has been the head of the Centre 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 Instituto de Empresa (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 Award in Sustainable Premium and Luxury at a global level). He developed also several publications in the area of ​​sustainable luxury. 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.)

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded

doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled,” Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags” He also has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing,  testing and sustainability evaluation of textiles and clothing materials. He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his credit. Additionally he has 2 patents, 5 books of chapter and over 25 books and numerous conference publications. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of Textiles and Clothing Sustainability journal, an open access journal of Springer. He is also the series editor of two books series of Springer namely Textile Science and Clothing Technology and Environmental Footprints and Eco-design.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Loewe: Luxury and Sustainable Management

    Gardetti, Miguel Angel

    Pages 1-16

  • Long-Term Sustainable Sustainability in Luxury. Where Else?

    Ivan, Coste-Manière (et al.)

    Pages 17-34

  • Pineapple Leaf Fibre—A Sustainable Luxury and Industrial Textiles

    Debnath, Sanjoy

    Pages 35-49

  • Beyond Appearances: The Hidden Meanings of Sustainable Luxury

    Ranfagni, Silvia (et al.)

    Pages 51-72

  • Irreplaceable Luxury Garments

    Guldager, Susanne

    Pages 73-97

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-981-287-742-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-981-287-741-3
  • 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 2
Editors
  • Miguel Angel Gardetti
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Series Title
Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-742-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-742-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-741-3
Series ISSN
2345-7651
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 161
Number of Illustrations and Tables
18 b/w illustrations
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