Sustainability Risk Management in Supply Chain

  • Jukka HallikasEmail author
  • Katrina Lintukangas
  • Daniela Grudinschi
Part of the Springer Series in Supply Chain Management book series (SSSCM, volume 7)


Sustainable supply chains have become an emerging research topic which is also increasingly on the agenda of purchasing and supply managers. Although the role of sustainability, and especially corporate social responsibility, has continued to increase, implementation in the supply chain remains challenging. The chapter aims to find out how to implement and assure responsibility in the purchasing and supply chain and the role of risk management in assuring responsibility. Using case studies as illustrations, the chapter offers guidelines for the process of implementing responsibility in the supply chain and addresses what kind of role risk management plays in this process. The systematic methods for the process of implementing responsibility are likely to provide insights for managers who are responsible for assuring responsibility in the supply chain.


Supply chain sustainability Risk management Social responsibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jukka Hallikas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Katrina Lintukangas
    • 1
  • Daniela Grudinschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Lappeenranta University of TechnologyLappeenrantaFinland

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