Sustainable Supply Chain Management for SMES

Sustainable Supply Chain Management for SMES

  • Definition of the Triple Bottom Line
  • The Elements of Triple Bottom Line
  • Benefits of Environmental sustainability in SMEs supply chain
  • Drivers of Supply Chain Sustainability for SMEs
  • Barriers to Sustainable SCM for SMEs
  • Review Questions

Further Reading





Carter C. and Rogers D., (2008). A framework of sustainable supply chain management: moving toward new theory, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Vol.38, No.5, pp. 360-387.
Sanders, N. R., & Wood, J. D. (2015). Foundations of sustainable business: Theory, function, and strategy.
Bals, L., & In Tate, W. (2016). Implementing triple bottom line sustainability into
Miemczyk, J., Johnsen, T. E., & Macquet, M. (2012). Sustainable purchasing and supply management: a structured literature review of definitions and measures at the dyad, chain and network levels. Supply Chain Management:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. (2009). Eco-innovation in industry: Enabling green growth. Paris: OECD.
Savitz, A. W., & Weber, K. (2013). Talent, transformation, and the triple bottom line: How companies can leverage human resources for sustainable growth. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint.



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