Sustainable Textile and Fashion Value Chains: Drivers, Concepts, Theories and Solutions
This book illustrates key sustainability issues in global textile and fashion value chains, by examining individual sorts of fibers either at a single step in or along all the value chain. It approaches sustainability-related issues in the textile and fashion value chain from an interdisciplinary and holistic perspective, with Every contribution linking questions at the textile and fashion value chain to Quite a lot of drivers, indicators and concepts of sustainability. Every chapter represents a single step in the textile and fashion value chain, exploring and making an allowance for quite a lot of interwoven and interdependent technological, environmental, social, political and economic aspects. Quite a lot of fibers, textile engineering and chemical remedy steps, in addition to innovative business concepts and regulatory frameworks across all the textile and fashion value chain are identified, analyzed, discussed and critically evaluated.
The book provides a systematic overview of the potential and challenges of sustainable textile and fashion value chains, making it of interest to practitioners and scientists in sustainability science, environmental economics, and business, management and innovation. Further, it offers a valuable source of information for industrial and mechanical engineering researchers, and for students in the areas of textile engineering, fashion, or the apparel and clothing industry.
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