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Sustainability 2017, 9(9), 1592; doi:10.3390/su9091592

Sustainability Issues in Textile and Apparel Supply Chains

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Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University, Shanghai 200051, China
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School of Business Administration, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan 430073, China
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School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
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Received: 1 September 2017 / Revised: 1 September 2017 / Accepted: 5 September 2017 / Published: 7 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sustainability Issues in the Textile and Apparel Supply Chains)
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Incorporating sustainability into the supply chain is becoming a key priority for many textile and apparel companies. For example, H&M, Patagonia, and The North Face have incorporated various approaches to enhance their levels of sustainable supply chain management. Typical approaches include sustainable product strategy, sustainable investment, sustainable performance evaluation, corporate social responsibility, and environmental management system adoption, which contribute to the development of sustainable supply chain management in the textile and apparel industry. In this paper, we introduce the fifteen articles published in this special issue, and summarize the key findings and future research directions in the area of textile and apparel sustainable supply chain management. View Full-Text
Keywords: textile and apparel industry; sustainable supply chain management; sustainable fashion; sustainability textile and apparel industry; sustainable supply chain management; sustainable fashion; sustainability
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Shen, B.; Li, Q.; Dong, C.; Perry, P. Sustainability Issues in Textile and Apparel Supply Chains. Sustainability 2017, 9, 1592.

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