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The UN Sustainable Development Goals for the Textile and Fashion Industry

by Miguel Angel Gardetti

Part of the Textile Science and Clothing Technology Series

The UN Sustainable Development Goals for the Textile and Fashion Industry Synopsis

This book highlights the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. These universally agreed-upon aspirational goals for people, the planet, prosperity, and peace will not be achieved without all global and local actors - governments, the private sector, and civil society - playing their part. The SDGs offer a unique opportunity to align existing sustainability initiatives through a common framework and accelerate the industry's efforts to address important challenges in the global textile value chain. Future sourcing models will largely be redefined by how this sector addresses the underlying themes as sourcing countries prioritize the goals and integrate them into their national plans. Stimulating discussion and exploring the many different ways in which the textile and clothing industry can implement the UN SDGs, this informative book provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the topic, and presents various approaches, including reflexive, empirical, hands-on or applied theoretical.

Book Information

ISBN: 9789811387869
Publication date: 15th July 2019
Author: Miguel Angel Gardetti
Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 75 pages
Categories: Sustainability, Textile & fibre technology, Production engineering, Management of specific areas,

About Miguel Angel Gardetti

Dr. Miguel Angel Gardetti 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 programmes both in Argentina and abroad. Within the framework of executive education and in-house programmes, he has provided training to CEOs and corporate managers from national and multinational companies in Argentina and Latin America. In the field of textiles, fashion and sustainability, he has contributed to several publications. Miguel was a member of the United Nations ...

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