Green Supply Chain Management

  • Ehsan Nikbakhsh
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


In this chapter, we will discuss some of the fundamental aspects of Green Supply Chain Management (GrSCM). First, GrSCM, its origins, advantages, barriers, and initiatives will be discussed. Next, we will review green design, green operations, green procurement, and GrSCM frameworks. Finally, the role of governments and international organizations in promoting and developing green supply chain practices will be analyzed and discussed.


Supply Chain European Union Life Cycle Assessment Reverse Logistics Environmental Management System 
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  1. 1.Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of EngineeringTarbiat Modares UniversityTehranIran

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