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gardetti miguel Ángel (curatore); muthu subramanian senthilkannan (curatore) - handloom sustainability and culture

Handloom Sustainability and Culture Product Development, Design and Environmental Aspects

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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Editore:

Springer

Pubblicazione: 10/2022
Edizione: 1st ed. 2021





Trama

This third of the three volume series highlights the intricate relationship in the handloom industry between its culture and the various areas of sustainability. While there have been major disruptions in this age old industry, this volume presents the design, development and environmental aspects to keep the industry moving ahead. The book contains seven chapters written by leading experts in the areas and discusses means to revive some of the cultures that are on the verge of closing/shutting down.





Sommario

Environmental Sustainability of Handloom Sector.- Sustainability, Culture and Handloom Product Diversities with Indian Perspective.- Teaching "fiber", between art and contemporary design.- Handweaving as a catalyst for sustainability.- Handloom - The Challenges and Opportunities. 




Autore

Miguel Angel Gardetti (Ph.D.), founded the Centre for Study of Sustainable Luxury, first initiative of its kind in the world with an academic/research profile. He is also the founder and director of the “Award for Sustainable Luxury in Latin America”. For his contributions in this field, he was granted the “Sustainable Leadership Award (academic category),” in February, 2015 in Mumbai (India). He is an active member of the Global Compact in Argentina –which is a United Nations initiative-, and was a member of its governance body –the Board of The Global Compact, Argentine Chapter - for two terms. He was also part of the task force that developed the “Management Responsible Education Principles” of the United Nations Global Compact. This task force was made up of over 55 renowned academics worldwide pertaining to top Business Schools.

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu currently works for SgT Group as Head of Sustainability, and is based out of Hong Kong. He earned his PhD from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and is a renowned expert in the areas of Environmental Sustainability in Textiles & Clothing Supply Chain, Product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Product Carbon Footprint Assessment (PCF) in various industrial sectors. He has five years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, research and development and textile testing and over a decade's of experience in life cycle assessment (LCA), carbon and ecological footprints assessment of various consumer products. He has published more than 100 research publications, written numerous book chapters and authored/edited over 100 books in the areas of Carbon Footprint, Recycling, Environmental Assessment and Environmental Sustainability.











Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9789811656675

Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Sustainable Textiles: Production, Processing, Manufacturing & Chemistry
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:IX, 117 p. 79 illus., 77 illus. in color.
Pagine Arabe: 117
Pagine Romane: ix


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