Yash Arya

Yash Arya

Yash Arya is the Visiting Research Fellow (Green Apparel Supply Chain Management, Khadi) at IISD, who is having a background in Computer Engineering and Master in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi. 

 He had been pushing the "hand woven-hand spun textiles", Khadi in the International Markets/Business Partners/Stakeholders, uplifting the live and living standards of the rural artisans across India, while promoting Entrepreneurship in different cultural and economical contexts, across continents with an open-minded attitude. In addition now, he is working towards financial inclusion and sustainable development through weaving future, especially empowering Women, advocating concept of "Sustainable Apparel Certification System" for KHADI to take it from Local to Global with IISD. He also leads various public outreach programs related to river conservation, environmental sustainability and natural & cultural heritage conservation projects with IISD.