Green supply chain management: the case of the construction sector in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Balasubramanian, S. and Shukla, V. 2017. Green supply chain management: the case of the construction sector in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Production Planning and Control. 28 (14), pp. 1116-1138. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2017.1341651
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TitleGreen supply chain management: the case of the construction sector in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
AuthorsBalasubramanian, S. and Shukla, V.
Abstract

Restraining the negative environmental impacts of the construction sector constitutes one of the major challenges of the twenty-first century. However, efforts to address it have been largely fragmented. With environmental consequences of a construction project typically dispersed across its life cycle, i.e. from design through to end-of-life, greening this sector requires a supply chain wide focus inclusive of all key stages and stakeholders; also, all relevant aspects such as the nature of green practices implemented and associated drivers, barriers and performance implications need to be considered. This forms the focus of the present study where a comprehensive, green supply chain management (GSCM) oriented understanding of the construction sector is developed through the context of the UAE construction sector, and incorporating inputs from all key stakeholders, i.e. Developers, Architects/ Consultants, Contractors and (material) Suppliers. The study contributes to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of greening of the construction sector.

PublisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)
JournalProduction Planning and Control
ISSN0953-7287
Electronic1366-5871
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Online25 Jun 2017
Print26 Oct 2017
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Deposited30 May 2017
Accepted29 May 2017
Output statusPublished
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Production Planning & Control on 25/6/17, available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2017.1341651

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2017.1341651
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