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Green Supply Chains An Action Manifesto

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ISBN-10: 0470689412

ISBN-13: 9780470689417

Edition: 2009

Authors: Stuart Emmett, Vivek Sood

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This book provides a comprehensive methodology strategic overview, and an actionable plan and tool kit for creating, managing, and sustaining green supply chain. Based on solid research and illustrated with case studies, the book gives a holistic view of the green supply chains through recent decades traces how businesses and supply chains have always historically moved out of step with each other, and creates a map of the future of the green supply chains. Ideal for CEOs, leaders, directors, and managers who want an actionable plan toward green supply chains.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/19/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 316
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Vivek has earned accolades and respect for the thoroughness of research and quality of insights emanating from his consulting work over the last 15 years. Before setting up Global Supply Chain Group in January 2000, Vivek worked with a top-tier management consulting firm Booz Allen & Hamilton in their Sydney office. Vivek has delivered results for the CEOs, top management and boards on more than 150 projects around the world, working alongside personnel at all levels of organisations. Vivek specialises in Chemicals, Explosives, Heavy Industry, Agri -Business and Resources industries where Vivek spend most of his early career training from a cadet to a Master Mariner in Merchant Navy. Vivek holds a Masters in Laws (University of London), and an MBA with distinction from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and is a certified Chartered Financial Analyst."Vivek has that special talent, total commitment to what he believes in. We worked together on the book "Green Supply Chains" when his talent on the topic was most evident. We were able to harness and then explode his years of practical knowledge and application into the book. It was indeed a great pleasure to work with Vivek on this ground breaking book."- Stuart Emmett, CEO, Learn & Change Limited"Vivek's company, Global Supply Chain Group, created outstanding results in configuring global supply chain where none existed in an industry which is still finding its moorings. While the investments are huge, the responsibility to ensure these are wisely made is even bigger. Thanks to Vivek's team, and its culture of working seamlessly with internal leaders, we successfully ensured our investments were wisely made."- Bernhard Voll, Director of Engineering, Graphite Energy "Vivek is one of those rare top-tier thought leaders in the world of Supply Chains who combine immense practical experience with a very high level strategic thinking to create unique and invaluable supply chain solutions. The fact that he does it in such an easy going, friendly manner is an added plus."- Ben Gordon, Managing Director, BG Strategic AdvisorsMore detailed profile and more recommendations for the Author are available on line on http: //www.linkedin.com/in/vivek

Foreword
Preface
About this book
About the authors
Introduction
Introduction to Green Supply Chains
Benefits of Green Supply Chains
Traditional and Green Supply Chains
Green Supply Chains and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Drivers of Green Supply Chain
Green Supply Chain Framework
Impact on Bottom Line through Green Supply Chains
Key Contributors to the Profitability of Green Supply Chains
Construction Industry
Logistics Industry
Automobile Industry
FMCG Industry
Chemical Industry
Electronics Industry
Conclusion
Appendix: Analytical Methodology and Details for Cost-Benefit Analysis from Green Supply Chains
Green Supply Chain Planning
Green Supply Chain Planning
Life Cycle Management
Benefits of Life Cycle Management
Goals of Life Cycle Management
Green Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
Green Procurement and Sourcing
Green Procurement
Procurement Definitions, Aims, and Scope
Benefits of Green Procurement
Drivers of Green Procurement
Challenges
Factors Affecting Green Procurement
Moving towards Green Procurement
Reflections on Green Procurement: Joined-up Thinking
Green Supply Chain Execution
Green Production
Benefits of Green Production
Drivers of Green Production
Challenges of Green Production
Key Components of Green Production
Green Logistics
Drivers of Green Logistics
Benefits of Green Logistics
Challenges in Green Logistics
Moving towards Green Logistics
Green Packaging
Benefits of Green Packaging
Drivers of Green Packaging
Getting Started with Green Packaging
Green Marketing
Importance of Green Marketing
Drivers of Green Marketing
Challenges in Green Marketing
Elements of Green Marketing
Supply Loops
Examples of Supply Loops
Components of Supply Loops
Drivers of Supply Loops
Benefits of Supply Loops
Moving towards Supply Loops
Carbon Management
Carbon Footprint Minimization across the Supply Chain
Carbon Measurement
Carbon Minimization
Carbon Monitoring
Carbon Reporting
Migration Strategy
Green Supply Chain Migration Strategy
Phase I, Detailed Analysis
Phase II, Design and Implementation
Phase III, Organizational Change Management
Continuous Improvement and Performance Evaluation
Green Supply Chain Continuous Improvement
Benefits of Continuous Improvement in Green Supply Chains
Prerequisites of Continuous Improvement
Methodology of Continuous Improvement
Green Supply Chain Benchmarking
Pareto Analysis
Example of Green Supply Chain Continuous Improvement
Green Supply Chain Performance Evaluation
Benefits of Performance Evaluation
Performance Evaluation Methodology
Presenting Finding of Performance Evaluation
Using Information from Performance Evaluation for Making Decisions
Measurement Toolkit
Appendix-Case Studies
Making an End-to-end Supply Chain Green: the GFTN/WWF Initiative
Collaboration in Supply Chains
Green Reverse Supply Chain Waste and Kodak
Green Packaging and Reverse Logistics-The Free Pack Net SRL Case Study
Chicago Climate Exchange
Green Grocery Stores in the Retail Sector
Product Design and Recycling and Sony
Renewable Energy and Geothermal Power Usage
References and Bibliography
Index