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A proactive model in sustainable food supply chain: Insight from a case study

Fabio Sgarbossa and Ivan Russo

International Journal of Production Economics, 2017, vol. 183, issue PB, 596-606

Abstract: Recently more and more companies are adopting proactive sustainable strategies and developing sustainable supply chain management practices. Researchers identify Closed-Loop Supply Chain (CLSC) models as one of the major contributors to realising sustainable operations. Such models typically use flows concerning the products only as the unit of analysis.

Keywords: Closed-loop supply chain; Food industry; Case study; Resources recovery; Sustainability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.07.022

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