Literature has increasingly highlighted the importance of sustainable development. By considering literature streams on environmental and social sustainability at the supply chain level, this paper aims to analyse which are the main drivers that are pushing fashion companies towards these new goals and which supply chain sustainability practices are implemented by fashion companies. Multiple case studies were conducted to achieve our purposes. On the whole, preliminary findings support sustainability is becoming a critical and competitive issue for this industry and identify some best practices that leading companies are adopting

Supply chain sustainability in the fashion industry: an exploratory study

DA GIAU, ALESSANDRO;MACCHION, LAURA;DANESE, PAMELA;VINELLI, ANDREA
2014

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Literature has increasingly highlighted the importance of sustainable development. By considering literature streams on environmental and social sustainability at the supply chain level, this paper aims to analyse which are the main drivers that are pushing fashion companies towards these new goals and which supply chain sustainability practices are implemented by fashion companies. Multiple case studies were conducted to achieve our purposes. On the whole, preliminary findings support sustainability is becoming a critical and competitive issue for this industry and identify some best practices that leading companies are adopting
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