In contrast to conventional supply chain, green supply chains are designed so that the value to take place, the risk and to ensure waste is collected at every step, from design to disposal and recycling. As a primer, this note for Bachelor, MBA or Executive’s students explore corporate response to environmental destruction, rising energy and commodity prices and the growing challenges of the international global supply chains. Managing complex relationships and material flows through companion … Read more »

In contrast to conventional supply chain, green supply chains are designed so that the value to take place, the risk and to ensure waste is collected at every step, from design to disposal and recycling. As a primer, this note for Bachelor, MBA or Executive’s students explore corporate response to environmental destruction, rising energy and commodity prices and the growing challenges of the international global supply chains. Managing complex relationships and material flows across companies and cultures is a central challenge for green supply chains. But “greening” the supply chain networks many advantages.
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Andrea Larson
14 pages.
Publication Date: Oct 21, 2009. Prod #: UV2048-PDF-ENG
Green Supply Chains HBR case solution