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What do we know about sustainable fashion in management?

by Amira Mukendi, University of Strathclyde What is sustainable fashion? This is a question that many ask as we engage with sustainable fashion for the first time. However, the answer to the question is not so straightforward.  Sustainable fashion is a cross-disciplinary field from agriculture to design to management. In one of my recent works,Continue reading “What do we know about sustainable fashion in management?”

The Benefits and Challenges of Temporary Clothing Swapping

by Prof. Elena Karpova, University of North Carolina, Greensboro Just a decade ago, it seemed unrealistic that people would open their homes to host complete strangers or take a ride with someone they don’t know. Today, Airbnb and Uber are as ubiquitous as McDonalds or iPhone. In just about ten years, millions of people aroundContinue reading “The Benefits and Challenges of Temporary Clothing Swapping”

Closing the loop on take, make, waste: Investigating circular economy practices in the Swedish fashion industry

By Dr. Taylor Brydges, Centre for Urban Environments, University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada / Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, Australia In a recent article in the Journal of Cleaner Production, I investigate the implementation of circular economy practices in the Swedish fashion industry. Funded by the Swedish Research Council, this paper sharesContinue reading “Closing the loop on take, make, waste: Investigating circular economy practices in the Swedish fashion industry”

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