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Spain's AITEX launches course on sustainability in textile
Feb '14
The Spanish Institute of Textile Technology (AITEX) along with the Catalan Association of Textile and Fashion (ACTM) has launched a new course sustainability management in textiles, apparel and fashion.
According to a statement issued by AITEX, the new course is aimed at entrepreneurs, designers, creative directors, product managers, and executives in the textile, clothing and fashion sectors who are interested in knowing the benefits of sustainability management in business and acquire skills and tools for devising action plans to implement sustainability.
AITEX would be beginning the course from March 25, 2014, and students who are interested in acquiring a specialized profile in the textile, apparel and fashion industries can also enroll for the course.
Through the content and methodology approach, the course would help entrepreneurs to devise and strategize management knowledge services and action plans in order to implement solutions with maximum efficiency catering to the specific needs of their company.
The course includes topics such as: ‘Why be sustainable?’, ‘What is sustainability and eco-design?’, ‘The textiles and clothing consumer’, ‘Technology innovation and sustainable Textiles’ and ‘Sustainability management in textile enterprises’.
At the launch of the new course, several professionals from the Spanish textile industry including ACTM director general David Garcia and AITEX R&D head of training Carmen Jover, discussed various key issues regarding sustainability in textiles and clothing as well as the benefits of implementing eco-design and sustainability management system in textile and apparel enterprises. 

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