Indian textile suppliers' sustainability evaluation using the grey approach

  title={Indian textile suppliers' sustainability evaluation using the grey approach},
  author={Venkatesan Baskaran and Subramanian Nachiappan and Shams Rahman},
  journal={International Journal of Production Economics},
Textile supply chains consist of multinational garment retailers (customers), garment manufacturers (suppliers), and ancillary suppliers (suppliers to manufacturers). This paper evaluates suppliers' within the Indian textile and clothing industry (both garment manufacturers and ancillary suppliers) using sustainability criteria. Examining a sample of sixty-three suppliers and six sustainability criteria (i.e. discrimination, abuse of human right, child labor, long working hours, unfair… 
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