Journal article
Sustainability and supply chain management - An introduction to the special issue



Publication Details
Authors:
Seuring-Stella, S.; Sarkis, J.; Müller, M.; Rao, P.; Müller, M.
Publication year:
2008
Journal:
Journal of Cleaner Production
Pages range:
1545-1551
Volume number:
16
Start page:
1545
End page:
1551
ISSN:
0959-6526

Abstract
Abstract: This paper introduces the special issue of the Journal of Cleaner Production on “Sustainability and Supply Chain Management”. This special issue mirrors the increasing relevance of this topic for both practitioners in companies, and academics. The purpose of this special issue is to serve as a catalyst to this important topic. Environmental and social problems and challenges do not stop at the gates of single companies, but have to be considered along the supply chains as the entities across which related material and information flows are organized. The aims of the paper are to introduce current research topics and provide an overview of the single papers. The papers cover supply chain strength of regions and regional activities as well as actions taken by small- and medium-sized manufacturing and public organizations. The papers in this issue also take a look at performance indicators and closed-loop supply chain aspects. Amongst these topics, four papers incorporate socia


Keywords
corporate social responsibility, environmental, ethics, research opportunities, supply chain management, sustainability


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