Marco Ricchetti (editor), an economist, is co-founder of Sustainability-lab.net and Blumine srl, advisor to Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana and Pitti Immagine. In the last 5 years has provided advice to textile and fashion companies in sustainability projects and policies. Last published works are: “Shifting Perspectives on Sustainability Supply Chain Management in the Fashion Business”, (with K.Khurana) in: Fashion Tales, Feeding the Imaginary, Peter Lang, Oxford (2017); “Two decades of sustainable supply chain management in the fashion business, an appraisal” .(with K.Khurana), Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management (2016); “The Beautiful and the Good. A view from Italy on Sustainable Fashion” (editor with M.L. Frisa), Marsilio editori (2013).
MADE-BY, Founded in 2004, is a not-for-profit organisation with the mission to “make sustainable fashion common practice.” MADE-BY works with apparel brands, retailers, their supply chain partners and sector stakeholders to improve social and environmental conditions throughout the entire textile value chain. MADE-BY has an international team based in Amsterdam, London, Düsseldorf, Milan and an extensive expert network in Asia and the United States. The expert contribution to this book was provided by Christina Raab, Hannah Fell and Chiara Ferrero.
Aurora Magni, co-founder and President of Blumine Srl. Holds the course "Eco-efficiency: Materials and Processes" at the Faculty of Engineering ats LIUC and teaches in master courses at IULM Milano, Catholic University of Milano, Biella Noble Fibers school. Journalist, was responsible for editing the magazine Naturalmente Tessile, and regularly publishes on technical magazines. He carried out socio-economic studies on the textile fashion industry with particular emphasis on innovation and research processes. He is author of the chapter “Materials, processes, innovation : sustainability” in the textile industry” in: “The Beautiful and the Good. A view from Italy on Sustainable Fashion” Marsilio editori (2013).
Maria Chiara Laurenti, graduated at the Sole24ore IV Master in Luxury and Fashion Management in July 2015. She is collaborating in the project Ethical-code.com, and she is the editor of the magazine "FunnyVegan".
Sergio Ferraris, professional journalist, he deals with energy, circular economy, renewable sources, climate change and issues related to nuclear energy and fossil fuels.
Alberto Saccavini a consultant and expert of sustainability in fashion. For the past 10 years has been working at all levels within the fashion supply chain from fabric producers to consumers behaviour collaborating with Blumine srl, Fa’ la cosa giusta Trento and others. He gives lectures and seminars at Politecnico di Milano, Università Cattolica di Milano and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Recent publications: La gonna che visse due volte: Crea con l'upcycling il tuo guardaroba, Ponte alle Grazie, Altreconomia (2013); Sarto subito! La rivoluzione corre sul filo: come imparare a far da sé abiti e accessori, (with V. Simeoni and N. Gozzini) - Altreconomia (2011).
Fabio Guenza, an expert in Corporate Responsibility and sustainability, is co-founder of Sustainability-lab.net and Blumine srl. In the last 5 years has done research on sustainable issues, e.g. sustainable procurement, green chemistry, extended producer responsibility, and provided training and advice to textile and fashion companies in the sustainability journey. He teaches Marketing Ethics courses at IED Milano. He is author of the chapter “Ten key steps towards sustainable fashion” in: “The Beautiful and the Good. A view from Italy on Sustainable Fashion” Marsilio editori (2013).
Sustainability-lab.net, is the first Italian social network about sustainable supply chain for fashion. Online since 2010, it has over 900 users, including professionals of the industry, academic community, managers and businessmen. Sustainability-net monthly newsletter reaches over 3,000 readers. This platform includes discussion groups and a blog about the main news of the industry.