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The Critical Success Factors of Green Supply Chain Management in Emerging Economies


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Syed Abdul Rehman Khan
    Pages 1-34
  3. Syed Abdul Rehman Khan
    Pages 35-64
  4. Syed Abdul Rehman Khan
    Pages 65-87
  5. Syed Abdul Rehman Khan
    Pages 89-165
  6. Syed Abdul Rehman Khan
    Pages 167-240
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 251-266

About this book


This book outlines the scope of sustainability and green practice in supply chain operations, which has continued to grow with a rapid speed. The book includes core aspects of sustainability and green supply chain management philosophy and practice, covering general concepts, principles, strategies and best practices, which not only protect socio-environmental sustainability, but spur economic growth. The book will aid practitioners in using sustainable supply chains to reduce cost and improve service, as well as keep up-to-date with different features of green supply chains and logistics in a global market. The book will also be a valuable resource for candidates undertaking certification examinations and students studying for degrees in related fields of sustainability and green supply chain management.

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the sustainable supply chain field
  • Uncovers problems faced by businesses when adopting green practices
  • Classifies green practices for better understanding


Sustainable development Green practices Green supply chain management Sustainability Responsible supply chain Sustainable supply chain management Low carbonization Decarburization Organizational performance Operational performance Internal environmental management Green information systems Competitive advantage Green manufacturing Economic growth

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

About the authors

Syed Abdul Rehman Khan is a teacher of Supply Chain and Logistics Management. Dr. Khan achieved his Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certificate from APICS and successfully completed his PhD in China. Since 2018, Dr. Khan has been affiliated with Tsinghua University as a postdoctoral researcher. He has more than nine years’ core experience of supply chain and logistics at industry and academic levels. He has attended several international conferences and also has been invited as keynote speaker in different countries. He has published more than 70 scientific research papers in international journals and conferences. He is the author of five monographs, including Strategic Supply Chain Management (Springer). In addition, Dr. Khan has achieved scientific innovation awards three times consecutively by the Education Department of Shaanxi Provincial Government, China.

Dr. Khan holds memberships in the following institutions and supply chain bodies/associations: APICS; Production and Operation Management Society, India; Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP); Supply Chain Association of Pakistan; and Global Supply Chain Council.

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