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Green supply chain management practices - the effectiveness of green practices to the environmental performance

Borhanudin, Mohamad Hafiz and Abdullah, Rohani (2012) Green supply chain management practices - the effectiveness of green practices to the environmental performance. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK III), 11-12 Disember 2012, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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The purpose of this research is to identify the effectiveness Green Supply Chain Practices to the environmental performance. Green Supply Chain Management is a fundamental part of sustainable supply chain management. The pressure on companies to embrace green processes has increased significantly in the last few years.Within the broad concept of green supply chain management, a review of the existing literature has highlighted a need to understand how Green Supply Chain Practices (GSCP) can contribute to improving company performance from an environmental point of view.This research seems to reinforce the proposition by Carter and Rogers (2008), suggesting that “firms that are dependent upon key, external resources can improve their economic sustainability through vertical coordination”.Companies can improve their overall performance (thus, also economic sustainability) through the adoption of Green Supply Chain Practices. This paper aims to identify the Green Supply Chain Practices adopted by companies in terms of specific practices implemented and to explore how this adoption can improve the environmental performance.From the previous studies, a new theoretical framework will be developed for the future research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078739 ANJURAN: Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan, Teknologi dan Logistik (STML) Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM), Green Supply Chain Practices (GSCP), Performance, Supply Chain Management.
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Rohani Abdullah
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2013 08:02
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 01:08

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