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Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes

Sustainable Luxury, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation

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

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  • Highlights how sustainable luxury can be a vehicle for maintaining the balance between social development and a sustainable environment
  • Explores how leadership and inspiration are crucial to promoting sustainability and innovation in the luxury sector
  • Discusses the intricate relationship between different nationalities in maintaining the legacy of local craftsmanship in the area of sustainable luxury
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This book highlights different roles in entrepreneurship and innovation, based on the act of setting up a new venture in the area of sustainable luxury and fashion, which also involves cognitive and motivational characteristics. It also discusses the fact that many sustainability-promoting innovations require substantial technological advances.

About the authors


Miguel Angel Gardetti Ph.D. 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, he was the founder and director of the IE Award for Sustainability in the Premium & Luxury Sectors (currently it is developing the sixth edition of this prize). Also –in this field and as co-editor- he developed several publications such as, for example, a special issue on "Sustainable Luxury" within the framework of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship; the book titled “Sustainable Luxury: Managing Social and Environmental Performance In Iconic Brands” and the two volumes of the “Handbook of Sustainable Luxury Textiles and Fashion” (Springer). For his contributions in this field, he was granted the “Sustainable Leadership Award,” an award granted by the Indian World CSR Congress, last February in Bombay (India.) 

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 World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the United Nations (New York), and the World Resources Institute (USA.)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • The Face of Culturally Sustainable Luxury: Some Emerging Traits from a Case Study

    Pages 1-16

    Ranfagni, Silvia (et al.)

  • How the Business Model Could Increase the Competitiveness of a Luxury Company?

    Pages 17-29

    Giacosa, Elisa

  • Appreciative Mentoring as an Innovative Micro-Practice of Employee Engagement for Sustainability: A Luxury Hotel’s Entrepreneurial Journey

    Pages 31-55

    Hashmi, Gulen

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Luxury: The Case of ANTHYIA

    Pages 57-80

    Gardetti, Miguel Angel

  • The Communication of Sustainability by Italian Fashion Luxury Brands: A Framework to Qualitatively Evaluate Innovation and Integration

    Pages 81-101

    Mosca, Fabrizio (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Luxury, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation
Editors
  • Miguel Ángel Gardetti
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Series Title
Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-6716-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-6716-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-6715-0
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4937-9
Series ISSN
2345-7651
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 207
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 35 illustrations in colour
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