Title: Green supply chain key practices: literature

Authors: E. Noble Kennedy; Goutam Kumar Kundu

Addresses: VIT Business School, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632014, India ' VIT Business School, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632014, India

Abstract: The global focus on green awareness and government involvement in supporting the green business, direct firms undergo green adoption. Green adoptions are let through by green practices in green supply chain management. The purpose of this article is to review the standard key practices of green supply chain management that help a firm to undergo transformation and work on green strategies. The method of structuring the literature review was carried out by collecting the existing literature from the peer-reviewed journals and categorising them under each green practice related study. The practices are defined, and their significance towards performance is gathered from the different scenario for the support of this article; which helps to find the gap for future research. This article would help the researchers and volunteering practitioners, who are concentrating on the green business in recent years, to add value to the strategy of their green business.

Keywords: green supply chain; practices of green supply chain; sustainable supply chain; supply chain practices.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGE.2017.089018

International Journal of Green Economics, 2017 Vol.11 No.2, pp.165 - 181

Available online: 22 Dec 2017 *

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