6. Sustainable Supply Chains

Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to

• Explain why sustainability is important in supply chain management.

• Explain how to implement a sustainability program.

• Describe barriers that hinder sustainability implementation.

• Describe a strategy for achieving a green supply chain.

• Describe how to launch sustainability initiatives.

• Describe factors that help build sustainability.

• Explain how to measure sustainability.

Chapter Summary

This chapter provides an understanding of sustainability in supply chain management. This chapter includes a discussion of the reasons for sustainability as well as how to implement a program and its basic elements. Topics related to sustainability ...

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