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Aithza Catalina Giraldo de los Ríos


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§  Led a team of six professionals on the development of a Textiles Circular Economy Strategy for Chile.  Based on Participative workshops, which were conducted with around 250 public, private, NGOs, citizens representatives of all regions and sectors.

§  Design and analyse the citizen textile purchasing, use, care, and end-use survey. Main achievements reflect that Chilean citizens are highest textile purchasers in the region. 

§  Led projects in textile and garments value chain by implement industry standards (BSCI, SMETA, Accord, Fashion Transparency Index) among small to medium sized suppliers.  

§  Develop codes of conduct for sustainable, circular, and social textile supply chains considering a restricted and banned chemical list based on international normative.

§  In-situ and follow up evaluations of the social and environmental Micro, Small and Medium Size facilities of textile and garments value chain in China, Bangladesh, India, and other Asian countries.