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Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Nepal
This case study identifies three major obstacles for sustainable entrepreneurs doing business in Nepal and shows how they try to manage them.
Stories about sustainable entrepreneurs' trade offs
A collection of stories about the trade offs that sustainable entrepreneurs make
Greenpeace Detox Campaign
Clean Clothes Campaign
Fair Wear Foundation
Sustainability Adoption Matrix
This information sheet explains the quadrants of the Sustainabiilty Adoption Matrix.
Adoption of practices: institutional isomorphism
This is a brief introduction to institutional isomorphism, background and examples in apparel.
Sustainability, defintion and concept
This is a brief introduction to sustainability and the triple bottom line.
Sustainability challenges in apparel / fashion value chain
A short overview of challenges in the apparel / fashion vlaue chain according to the three spheres of the triple bottom line
Inter-firm collaborations - a study of competitor collaborations between small fashion firms
This study is about Fair Wear Foundation member collaboration to address sustainability issues at common suppliers. It hightlights alignment of goals and motivations of members' collaboration.
Adopting sustainable practices in multinational organizations
This master thesis by Alinde Scholten is a multiple case study of multinational headquarters influence on subsidiary sustainability practices. It looks at flora-agricultural multinationals.
How fashion brands influence their suppliers to adopt sustainable practices
This master thesis by Marieke van Horen is a multiple case study analysing how brands use coercive pressure to change suppliers' sustainability
Sustainable supply chain management for small fashion brands
This master thesis written by Lonneke Kuijstermans is a multiple case study of how small fashion brands adopt sustainable practices for supply chain management
Sustainability of Luxury Fashion Brands
This master thesis written by Amira Boulahrouz compares luxury fashion brands sustainable practices through content analysis.
Fast Fashion Brands - Sustainabilty practices before and after Detox
This master thesis written by Florentien Wissels compares Zara and H&M and uses content analysis of their communication about CSR practices before and after joining the Detox campaign.
Internationalization and the Dutch Fashion Industry
A compilation of three bachelor theses on small Dutch fashion firms