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Green Supply Chains. An Action Manifesto

  • ID: 2211347
  • Book
  • 316 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Stuart Emmett and Vivek Sood′s book provides a clear strategic overview and actionable plan for the implementation of green supply chains. For anyone grappling with the elements required to change an organization′s supply chain strategy in a ′green′ direction, this book is a must read.

"Having worked with Stuart Emmett on other ground breaking books, I can empathically say that this book written with Vivek Sood is another one in the same mould. This enjoyable book not only covers a topic that is critically relevant for every individual, but also provides a practical road map for a green supply chain strategy. Strongly recommended, it is a book of it time."
Barry Crocker, Author and MSC Program Leader, University of Salford

"After co–creating the supply chain management methodology in 1979, I have remained at the forefront of this field for the last 30 years by continually pushing the boundaries of thoughts and applications in Supply Chain Management. But, during all this time, nothing has excited me as much as our current endeavor on Green Supply Chains. It is the need of the moment, resonating in all directions. What is more important, it makes perfect commercial sense. This book by Vivek Sood and Stuart Emmett is a big step in furthering that discussion. It should be on the bookshelf of every progressive manager."
Dr Wolfgang Partsch, Global Supply Chain Group, Munich, Germany

" As supply chains have become more visible to people around the world, and at the same time more global, questions about their impact on the environment and global sustainability have increased. People who care about our Planet often wonder what are the adverse impacts of transporting goods thousands of miles...goods that are often produced in manufacturing plants that are not environmentally friendly...and then packaged in what becomes waste. So, companies and governments worldwide have begun to address the questions. The authors have addressed the questions in an insightful manner. They have analyzed the supply chain processes, presented new ideas, and have backed these up with solid case examples from leading companies. The book is a must read for anyone who manages a supply chain, cares about the environment, and seeks actionable ideas for ′going green′."
Gene Tyndall, Executive Vice President, Global Tompkins International

"This book treats the ′Next Generation′ Supply Chain in a phenomenal way. It is an emerging topic, a paradigm shifting approach for companies on their radical cost saving waves, and an absolutely necessary component of the sustainability for our Planet."
Ahmet Yalç n Managing Partner at Stars of Europeand Chairman of the Board of the German Solar Energy company Green Enesys Group

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About this book.

About the authors.


Chapter 1: Introduction to Green Supply Chains.

1.1 Benefi ts of Green Supply Chains.

1.2 Traditional and Green Supply Chains.

1.3 Green Supply Chains and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

1.4 Drivers of Green Supply Chain.

1.5 Green Supply Chain Framework.

Chapter 2: Impact on Bottom Line through Green Supply Chains.

2.1 Key Contributors to the Profi tability of Green Supply Chains.

2.2 Construction Industry.

2.3 Logistics Industry.

2.4 Automobile Industry.

2.5 FMCG Industry.

2.6 Chemical Industry.

2.7 Electronics Industry.

2.8 Conclusion.

Appendix: Analytical Methodology and Details for Cost–Benefi t Analysis from Green Supply Chains.


Chapter 3: Green Supply Chain Planning.

3.1 Life Cycle Management.

3.2 Benefi ts of Life Cycle Management.

3.3 Goals of Life Cycle Management.

3.4 Green Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP).


Chapter 4: Green Procurement.

4.1 Procurement Defi nitions, Aims, and Scope.

4.2 Benefi ts of Green Procurement.

4.3 Drivers of Green Procurement.

4.4 Challenges.

4.5 Factors Affecting Green Procurement.

4.6 Moving towards Green Procurement.

4.7 Refl ections on Green Procurement: Joined–up Thinking.


Chapter 5: Green Production.

5.1 Benefi ts of Green Production.

5.2 Drivers of Green Production.

5.3 Challenges of Green Production.

5.4 Key Components of Green Production.

Chapter 6: Green Logistics.

6.1 Drivers of Green Logistics.

6.2 Benefi ts of Green Logistics.

6.3 Challenges in Green Logistics.

6.4 Moving towards Green Logistics.

Chapter 7: Green Packaging.

7.1 Benefi ts of Green Packaging.

7.2 Drivers of Green Packaging.

7.3 Getting Started with Green Packaging.

Chapter 8: Green Marketing.

8.1 Importance of Green Marketing.

8.2 Drivers of Green Marketing.

8.3 Challenges in Green Marketing.

8.4 Elements of Green Marketing.

Chapter 9: Supply Loops.

9.1 Examples of Supply Loops.

9.2 Components of Supply Loops.

9.3 Drivers of Supply Loops.

9.4 Benefi ts of Supply Loops.

9.5 Moving towards Supply Loops.


Chapter 10: Carbon Footprint Minimization across the Supply Chain.

10.1 Carbon Measurement.

10.2 Carbon Minimization.

10.3 Carbon Monitoring.

10.4 Carbon Reporting.


Chapter 11: Green Supply Chain Migration Strategy.

11.1 Phase I, Detailed Analysis.

11.2 Phase II, Design and Implementation.

11.3 Phase III, Organizational Change Management.


Chapter 12: Green Supply Chain Continuous Improvement.

12.1 Benefi ts of Continuous Improvement in Green Supply Chains.

12.2 Prerequisites of Continuous Improvement.

12.3 Methodology of Continuous Improvement.

12.4 Green Supply Chain Benchmarking.

12.5 Pareto Analysis.

12.6 Example of Green Supply Chain Continuous Improvement.

Chapter 13: Green Supply Chain Performance Evaluation.

13.1 Benefi ts of Performance Evaluation.

13.2 Performance Evaluation Methodology.

13.3 Presenting Finding of Performance Evaluation.

13.4 Using Information from Performance Evaluation for Making Decisions.

13.5 Measurement Toolkit.


Case Study 1: Making an End–to–end Supply Chain Green: the GFTN/WWF Initiative.

Case Study 2: Collaboration in Supply Chains.

Case Study 3: Green Reverse Supply Chain Waste and Kodak.

Case Study 4: Green Packaging and Reverse Logistics The Free Pack Net SRL Case Study.

Case Study 5: Chicago Climate Exchange.

Case Study 6: Green Grocery Stores in the Retail Sector.

Case Study 7: Product Design and Recycling and Sony.

Case Study 8: Renewable Energy and Geothermal Power Usage.

References and Bibliography.


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Stuart Emmett
Vivek Sood
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