Dior's $146 Straws: How Sustainability Becomes Fashion’s Business Drive

Gultom, Manuel (2021) Dior's $146 Straws: How Sustainability Becomes Fashion’s Business Drive. In: ICSTIAMI 2019, 17-18 July 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This paper trying to answer the question of how is the global community responding to the global environment threat? In the business context, the awareness of consuming sustainable products is rising. Consumers’ awareness toward the products they are using, whether it’s the ingredients or the process of production sustainability has changed the businesses into a ‘greener’ way of operation. We could see that the two sides (consumer and producer) are trying their best to take care of the environment, but in the specific case of Dior the write could also conclude that there is another motive beside sustainability awareness. Dior’s product of an expensive set of glass straws could be seen as taking advantage of the trend not to raise awareness but just to bring more and more profits. So the conclusion is that environmental threat could also bring positive impact to globalism, in this context: multinational companies’ profit.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: global community global environment sustainability
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2021 10:38
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2021 10:38
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/9003

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