A Comprehensive Study on Social Accountability Requirements for Ethiopian Apparel Industry

Authors(2) :-Israel Mezgebe , Dr. Chandra Shekar K E

The global garment supply chain includes various production steps with high usage of chemicals, pesticides and water, which can easily be polluted. The different national laws for labor rights make it difficult to find a standardized system. This article conveys concerns over Ethiopian apparel industry in improving their environmental impact and the social responsibility. Through this article social and environmental aspects related to the Apparel production and also about the internal supply chain. In addition to this also expressed about the corporate role in improving government accountability. The data was developed through the industrial exposure of the authors to assess knowledge of, and attitudes towards, issues of social responsibility, including social and environmental aspects related to the production and distribution of apparel and textile goods. In the current era, various processes, techniques and practices related to apparel production have been developed to cure the world from being affected by the hazardous effects of chemicals involved in various processes, which are either used in apparel industry or released as a by-product by the apparel industries. Sustainable methods and techniques need to be adopted by the apparel industries in order to save environment and to foster sustainability in the field of textiles.

Authors and Affiliations

Israel Mezgebe
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology (EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Dr. Chandra Shekar K E
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology (EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Supply chain, Social responsibility, Environmental impact, Chemicals, Sustainability, Hazardous effects

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 611-618
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1736138
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Israel Mezgebe , Dr. Chandra Shekar K E, " A Comprehensive Study on Social Accountability Requirements for Ethiopian Apparel Industry, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.611-618, September-October-2017.
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