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Textiles, Fashion and Sustainability free pdf Is sustainable fashion a contradiction in terms? This special issue explores the challenges of developing a more sustainable textile industry - an industry that generated around US$1 trillion of world consumer spending in 2000- an industry that is diverse and heterogeneous- and significant parts of which are dominated by developing countries, particularly in Asia, and above all by China.

About Miguel Angel Gardetti

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 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.)

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Author : Miguel Angel Gardetti
Publisher : Greenleaf Publishing
Data Published : 01 August 2012
ISBN : 1783530189
EAN : 9781783530182
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 138 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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