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Toward greener supply chains: is there a role for the new ISO 50001 approach to energy and carbon management?

Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, Sílvio Aparecido Verdério Júnior, Charbel José Chiappetta Jabbour, Walter Leal Filho, Lucila S. Campos, Rosani De Castro
2016 Energy Efficiency  
Green supply chain management (GSCM) . International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001 . Low-carbon supply chain management (LCSCM) . Sustainable operations Energy Efficiency  ...  Considering the increased interest of stakeholders in climate change and a low-carbon economy, this article has investigated and identified several contributions of the ISO 50001 in support of the adoption  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12053-016-9478-z fatcat:gma4kuplkngg5kll3esvbqehiu

A United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals perspective for sustainable textile and apparel supply chain management

Ya-Jun Cai, Tsan-Ming Choi
2020 Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review  
Motivated by United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the importance of sustainability, this study examines how the textile and apparel (TA) supply chains can comply with the SDGs.  ...  For instance, among the SDGs, the goals of "Responsible Consumption and Production", "Clean Water and Sanitation", and "Climate Action" receive a considerable amount of attention, while goals of "No Poverty  ...  Morana and Seuring (2011) study the CLSC in the TA sector, and propose a management system connecting the society, supply chains, and actors together.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tre.2020.102010 pmid:32834741 pmcid:PMC7367672 fatcat:4zvww4pvtnbnzmo2yuo5jty2jy

Blockchain Practices, Potentials, and Perspectives in Greening Supply Chains

Mahtab Kouhizadeh, Joseph Sarkis
2018 Sustainability  
Some of the most pervasive blockchain technology use cases exist for supply chains.  ...  This paper seeks to help advance the discussion and motivate additional practice and research related to green supply chains and blockchain technology.  ...  Energy Energy is an important resource for all supply chain activities and managing energy is central to greening a supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10103652 fatcat:55a7dbebwbbzblfi2df4cusgt4

Blockchain Technology and Its Role in Enhancing Supply Chain Integration Capability and Reducing Carbon Emission: A Conceptual Framework

Michael Wang, Bill Wang, Ahmad Abareshi
2020 Sustainability  
reduce the carbon emission in a supply chain.  ...  The paper contributes to the blockchain literature and its applications in low carbon supply chain management and provides recommendation for future research.  ...  the New Zealand forestry industry and building a stronger bio-based economy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su122410550 fatcat:fvmzi5jcvjhsnghxhudwqkjawq

The Study of Carbon Cost Management under the Carbon Trading Mechanism—Based on the Value Chain Theory

Zidan Wang
2017 Low Carbon Economy  
Combined with the management accounting role definition of full participation in business decision and based on the value chain theory, this paper introduces marketing, human resource management etc. in  ...  Also, it recognizes carbon management factors and provides accounting formulas to build a total carbon cost management system and draw its panorama.  ...  chain, this paper introduces value chain theory [23] as the theoretical basis in the construction of carbon cost management system.  ... 
doi:10.4236/lce.2017.82005 fatcat:hrbyqe5hm5el3dbsujwah6wvtm

Environmentally Concerned Logistics Operations in Fuzzy Environment: A Literature Survey

Ozden Tozanli, Gazi Duman, Elif Kongar, Surendra Gupta
2017 Logistics  
Research in the broad area of ECLO encompasses a wide range of topics including sustainable supply chain, green supply chain, closed-loop supply chain, low-carbon logistics, and waste management.  ...  Growing environmental awareness coupled with stricter governmental regulations has fueled the need for integrating sustainability into supply chain and logistics activities.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Camy Deck for proof reading the article that greatly improved the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/logistics1010004 fatcat:bef6xhjw7bf45c4uohjim6cg2a

A Hybrid of Multi-Objective Optimization and System Dynamics Simulation for Straw-to-Electricity Supply Chain Management under the Belt and Road Initiatives

Yiyun Liu, Rui Zhao, Kuo-Jui Wu, Tao Huang, Anthony Chiu, Chenyi Cai
2018 Sustainability  
In terms of the motivational mechanism design for supply chain stakeholders, Yan et al. [23] devised a subsidy scheme for biomass power plants based on the principal-agent theory while considering the  ...  Literature Review Currently, studies on the supply chain management of straw biomass utilization focus on two aspects: supply chain network optimization and design of motivational mechanisms for supply  ...  Author Contributions: Yiyun Liu proposed the optimization model and implemented the SD simulation. Rui Zhao was involved in conceptualizing the whole study and writing the whole paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10030868 fatcat:ehofszugdbfyvcu6q43pguqsb4

Supply chains and energy security in a low carbon transition

Richard Hoggett, Ronan Bolton, Chiara Candelise, Florian Kern, Catherine Mitchell, Jinyue Yan
2014 Applied Energy  
that make up energy systems and how a focus on them can bring new insights for energy security in a low carbon transition.  ...  Currently industrialised energy systems are dominated by supply chains based on fossil fuels and these, for the most part, have been effective in enabling energy security and affordability.  ...  This work emerged from the Energy Security in a Multipolar World research cluster supported by the UK ESRC and EPSRC research councils and was further supported by EPSRC grant number: EP/K001582/1.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.02.008 fatcat:rzmhsrtvyzbk7drppsijxqsskq

System dynamics-based modelling and analysis of greening the construction industry supply chain

Balan Sundarakani, Arijit Sikdar, Sreejith Balasubramanian
2014 International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management  
The paper has addressed in detail the various drivers and inhibitors of carbon emission in the construction industry supply chain and ways to evaluate the carbon savings.  ...  Among the Middle East countries, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tops the list in terms of per capita energy spending and per capita carbon footprints.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) for supporting this research work under the research Grant No. 2010-006BSUN.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijlsm.2014.063983 fatcat:ufs3zhkfpncdngavkvgjqzlboq

Sustainable operations management: A typological approach

Lawrence Michael Corbett
2009 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
It proposes a typology for sustainable operations management that is based on the life cycle stages of a product and the three dimensions of corporate social responsibility.  ...  It does this by providing a focused subset of environmental concerns for an industrial ecology approach, and some research propositions for the issue of carbon neutrality.  ...  Topics included 'design for environment, dematerialization and product service systems, energy conservation and management, green/sustainable supply chain management, product end-of-life management and  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.2009.v2n1.p10-30 fatcat:e7lurwt7izanrcndpjy37mxjdy

Intelligent Measurement and Monitoring of Carbon Emissions for 5G Shared Smart Logistics

Ailing Zhang, Sha Li, Lin Tan, Yingchao Sun, Fuxiao Yao, Gengxin Sun
2022 Journal of Sensors  
This paper applies the supply chain idea to define the smart logistics supply chain, constructs a conceptual model of the smart logistics supply chain considering carbon emissions, and at the same time  ...  combines the characteristics of the smart logistics supply chain to analyze the correlation between the carbon emissions of the smart logistics supply chain and the related social, environmental, and  ...  As shown in Figure 2 , the cluster supply chain is a product of the combination of industrial cluster theory and supply chain management, characterized by locality and output, and is a supply chain operation  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/8223590 fatcat:x7ydvndkfbbl5i3qqgsfcufium

The Integration of Blockchain Technology and Smart Grid: Framework and Application

Xiaomin Du, Ying Qi, Beibei Chen, Biaoan Shan, Xinyu Liu, Ming Bao Cheng
2021 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
the smart grid and establish a sustainable supply chain.  ...  supply chain level, and indicates the significance of the blockchain in the smart grid.  ...  We consider the cost and efficiency of the public infrastructure in the economic aspect, social welfare and top-level design issues in the social aspect, and low carbon emission and green energy in the  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/9956385 fatcat:3yagodaly5bdplj3ss7u6qzj3y

The South African FMCGs Use of Green Initiatives to Maintain Competitiveness and Sustainability Under the Global Coronavirus Pandemic

Kenneth Mathu
2020 Journal of Energy and Natural Resources  
The study was grounded in the theory of sustainable development and the sustainability theory in business.  ...  The local and international supply chain networks were covered in the interviews as these organisations also traded in imported goods.  ...  Transport management systems (TMS): A computer application system that is designed for the management of transportation using modules that focus on specific functions such as intermodal transportation,  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.jenr.20200904.14 fatcat:mwk3kpxe45dmddzviwrzrzpmfm

Carbon Footprint estimation for a Sustainable Improvement of Supply Chains: State of the Art

Pilar Cordero
2013 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
the design of sustainable supply chain.  ...  Many researchers agreed the efficiency of carbon footprint methodologies to identify the key points in the supply chain, potential risks, and opportunities of improvement in a cost-effective manner in  ...  A framework for sustainable supply chain management: moving toward new theory.  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.570 fatcat:xp6yqjbhv5b6jecizevhdg46ay

OR and analytics for digital, resilient, and sustainable manufacturing 4.0

Tsan-Ming Choi, Alexandre Dolgui, Dmitry Ivanov, Erwin Pesch
2022 Annals of Operations Research  
Finally, the focus of companies on increased sustainability poses new challenges in designing and managing manufacturing systems in the age of Industry 4.0 (  ...  At the same time, increased uncertainty, complexity, and vulnerability of global supply chains and operations have highlighted the importance of further research in operations resilience.  ...  This study examines supply chain members' incentives for remanufactured products in a two-channel supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-022-04536-3 fatcat:ucrhminrbjeajobhqty66k2idy
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