Developing Sustainable Supply Chains to Drive Value, Volume I: Management Issues, Insights, Concepts, and Tools – Foundations


This book provides a multi-perspective approach to sustainability and value chains to allow understanding from a variety of disciplines and professional backgrounds. Some of the key features of this book include:

  • Short vignettes of important trends along with relevant management issues;
  • Evidence-based management examples from leading multinational companies, as well as small and medium enterprises spanning supply chains;
  • References to appropriate tools, emerging technology, and practices;
  • Chapter action items for the reader to take a deeper look at integration opportunities involving sustainability and supply chain management;
  • An action-learning approach to applying concepts and tools so readers from any functional perspective can implement and manage sustainability projects;
  • and guidelines on how to move forward with your supply chain sustainability initiative.


About the Author(s)

Robert P. Sroufe

Robert Sroufe is the Falk Chair of Socially Responsible Business and Professor of Sustainability at Chatham University, where he enables integrated management in the School of Sustainability & the Environment, along with the Sustainability + MBA Program.

Steven A. Melnyk

Steven A. Melnyk is professor of operations and supply chain management and received his PhD from The Ivey School, University of Western Ontario in 1981 at Michigan State University. He has co-…

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August 24, 2017





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