Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Regulatory Aspects And Sustainability Standards Of Textiles And The Clothing Supply Chain by Subramanian Senthilk MuthuRoadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Regulatory Aspects And Sustainability Standards Of Textiles And The Clothing Supply Chain by Subramanian Senthilk Muthu

Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Regulatory Aspects And Sustainability Standards Of…

bySubramanian Senthilk Muthu

Hardcover | October 28, 2014

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This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in textiles and clothing sector. The chapters covered in three volumes of this series title cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable development in textiles and clothing industry. This third volume highlights the areas pertaining to the regulatory aspects and sustainability standards applicable to textiles and clothing supply chain. There are various standards earmarked for measuring the environmental impacts and sustainability of textile products. There are also plenty of certification schemes available along with the index systems applicable to textile sector. Brands and manufactures are also venturing into new developments to achieve sustainable development in textile sector. This third volume addresses all these important aspects.
Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu is working for SGS Hong Kong for its Global Sustainability Services as Eco-design Consultant after his doctoral research study from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. He finished his PhD dissertation entitled, "Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags" with 14 scientific peer-...
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Title:Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Regulatory Aspects And Sustainability Standards Of…Format:HardcoverDimensions:196 pagesPublished:October 28, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9812871632

ISBN - 13:9789812871633

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Table of Contents

Perspectives, Drivers and a Roadmap for Corporate Social Responsibility in the Textile and Clothing Industry.- Sustainable Apparel Coalition and HIGG Index.- Making the Connection Between UNGC Code of Conduct for the Textile and Fashion Sector and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition HIGG Index (2.0).- Environmental Adaptation by Small and Medium Sized Textile and Garment Companies in Vietnam - Is Governance an Issue?.- Sustainable Measures Taken by Brands, Retailers and Manufacturers.- Development of Eco-Labels for Sustainable Textiles.- Ecolabels and Organic Certification for Textile Products.