Note on the Development of Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy

N. Deutsch, T. Dravavolgyi, A. Rideg
2013 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
When sustainability issues are discussed, the scientific focus is usually on companies. However, value creation, industrial ecology, life-cycle management and the proactive corporate behaviour exceed corporate limits, extending the environmental responsibility of companies between each other and through their relationship with community organizations. It is not surprising therefore that there is an increasing attention on the analysis of supply chain strategies and their sustainable nature both
more » ... ainable nature both in theoretical research and practice. The goal of this article is to analyze the principles of sustainability in the supply chain strategy. The authors attempt to show the characteristics of sustainable corporate and business strategies and to review the supply chain strategy concepts and its basic types. Finally the loan relationship between sustainable business strategies and supply chain strategies will be explored with the help of a case study about the architectural company Skanska SA.
doi:10.3303/CET1335109 doaj:1ae61c6b19ac48f9aa5ff2b6d1eb1904 fatcat:dw276os5qjc6li3xrzqudoqsfm