Monate: Juli 2012

Beiträge zum Thema „Managing and measuring sustainability performance of supply chains“ gesucht.

The sustainability of supply chains and their management by organizations are of growing significance to businesses keen to gain a competitive advantage, or to industries which are risk sensitive to the environment or social issues. Yet, with the exception of sustainability assessments in pilot studies, research-based life cycle assessments, selected certification of green products, or demonstration cases, companies have largely struggled with or ignored the management and measurement of sustainability performance over their whole supply chains. Sustainability issues in supply chains, however, have become an important topic in procurement, innovation management and marketing. The rationale for this special issue is that sustainability issues in supply chains act as a catalyst for researching the links between consequences of adopting sustainability as a strategic goal and performance management, accounting, auditing and management control. Deadline: 04.02.2013 Detailed information: