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A Roadmap to Green Supply Chains : Using Supply Chain Archaeology and Big Data Analytics

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Title: A Roadmap to Green Supply Chains : Using Supply Chain Archaeology and Big Data Analytics
Author: Kevin L. Lyons
ISBN: 083113514X / 9780831135140
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 250
Publisher: Industrial Press
Year: 2015
Availability: In Stock
     
 
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This book shows the relationship between the sustainability movement and supply chains. It provides a guide for supply chain professionals, as well as government officials, corporate executives, and institutional leaders on how to direct their purchasing power so that they source products that not only fill the needs of their organizations, but that also contribute to the health and well-being of the planet.  The author, Dr. Kevin Lyons, Ph.D., combined his experiences as the Chief Procurement Officer at Rutgers University with his own unique supply chain archaeology. His archaeological research involved sifting through garbage dumps where he examined the discarded products he procured for the university.  Working backwards, he developed systems and techniques for making sure sustainable products entered the supply chain from the start. And once they no longer served their intended purpose, they were recycled or reused.
 
Features

  • Plans for helping any organization develop green supply chains
  • Complimentary Readiness Guide (Calculators and other useful materials) are available for download from the book’s website.
  • Case studies that show how corporations and governments have gone green.
  • Using weather data to plan for disruptions in the supply chain.

Preface
Introduction

Chapter 1 :
Greening the Supply Chain
Chapter 2 : Preparing the Green Supply Chain Organization
Chapter 3 : The Manufacturing Process
Chapter 4 : Big Data Analytics: Big Fast Data and Climate Change Solutions and Adaptations
Chapter 5 : Green Supply Chain Strategies for Corporations
Chapter 6 : Bringing the Green Supply Chain to the Urban Environment
Chapter 7 : How Climate Change and Supply Chains Impact Consumers - Related Projects

Glossary of Terms
Appendixes
Index

 
 
 
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