1st Edition

Sustainability in Apparel Manufacturing Process

Edited By Ankur Saxena, Ajit Kumar Khare Copyright 2025
    274 Pages 32 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    With the apparel industry contributing to almost 33 percent of the country’s exports, textile and garment manufacturing plays a vital role in the country’ economy.  

    This book records the existing and emerging sustainability standards in the apparel industry and outlines the supply chain of the manufacturing process. It covers the best practices, industry norms, sustainability evaluation procedures, marketing strategies, and consumer perceptions. It also details the challenges faced by apparel manufacturing factories in adopting sustainable manufacturing techniques and finally presents a theoretical framework for sustainable manufacturing in Indian apparel manufacturing industry.

    Print edition not for sale in South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan or Bhutan)


    1. Introduction to Sustainability

    Vikram Rajola

    2. Apparel Manufacturing Supply Chain from Manufacturer to Consumer

    Ankur Saxena, Ankita Srivastava

    3. Sustainability in Raw Material

    Ankur Saxena, Ankita Srivastava

    4. Marketing strategies of Sustainable Clothing in India

    Yuvraj Garg

    5. Consumers’ Perception toward Sustainable Apparels

    Yuvraj Garg

    6. Awareness of Green Manufacturing in Apparel Industry

    Ankur Saxena, Ankita Srivastava

    7. Sustainability Framework for Apparel Manufacturing Industry

    Ankur Saxena, Ankita Srivastava



    Ankur Saxena holds a doctoral degree in the field of Green Manufacturing and Sustainability. He acquired B.Tech from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, India. He pursued M. F Tech. in Apparel Production from NIFT Delhi, India in 2008.

    Ajit Kumar Khare is professor at National Institute of Fashion Technology, India. His experience exceeds 30 years and he has completed many projects with industry and government.