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Seminar Report on GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Department Of Management Studies
Definition & Meaning What is GSCM? Literature Cited Management Approaches to greening GSCM Elements GSCM practices Drivers to Adopt GSCM Systematic Approach to implement GSCM Challenges of SSCM GSCM Strategies Barriers in Applying GSCM Link between GSCM and Competitive Advantage and Economic Performance Benefits of GSCM Areas of Focus in the Company due to GSCM Ten Steps to GSCM Fruitful Examples What do you Know? Conclusion
material sourcing and selection. delivery of the final product to the consumers.´ 3 . and endof-life management of the product after its useful life.DEFINITION OF GSCM ³Green Supply Management is integrating environment thinking into supply chain management. manufacturing process. including product design.
WHAT IS GSCM? Green Supply Chain Management= Green Procurement + Green Manufacturing/Materials Management + Green Distribution/Marketing +Reverse Logistics 4 .
(2003). 10(2) 174-190.No1 Srivastara. 2006.supply-chain. J. 9 (1). 151-172. R.JOSEPH SARKINS ³ Green Supply Chain. F.greenbiz.co. Bowen. Faruk. Sarkis. The role of supply management capabilities in green supply. Sustainability ³-JOHN WIKERSON Bowen.in ³Greening the Supply Chain´. 2001. Springer. Production and Operations Management. R. Chapter 9.scribd.com www. Green Supply-Chain Management: A State-of-The-Art Literature Review. 53-80.Spring 2009.com www.wikipedia. Lamming and A. Lamming and A. F.springer. Journal of Cleaner Production. K. Horses for courses: explaining the gap between the theory and practice of green supply. The Coastal Business Journal.org www. Cousins. A Strategic Decision Framework for Green Supply Chain Management.openj-gateinformindia. 397-409 5 . Joseph. Editor Sarkis. International Journal of Management Reviews.LITERATURE CITED www.Vol8. Greening the Supply Chain. A Framework for Strategic Environmental Sourcing.org www. (2007). P. S.com www. Faruk. Procurement. P. Cousins. 11 (4).
Hence. Create social responsibility. 6 . Impress customers.SCOPE AND SIGNIFICANCE SCOPE: Companies effort to incorporate GSCM leads to reduction of wastage. Sustaining environment. Competitive advantage. SIGNIFICANCE: Eliminate wastes. Which in turn creates a better environment and world to live in. Optimum utilization of resources. Reverse logistics. To make difference. Which in turn leads to reduction of pollution and sustainability of natural resources. the opportunity to slowly orient to GSCM should be the focus of the companies to world class standards.
OBJECTIVES GSCM mainly focuses on making the business orientation eco-friendly To achieve competitive advantage and high performance through GSCM practices To integrate the green supply chain into the corporate policies and strategies for smooth operation To make difference in its approach To show how important it is to conserve environment and sustain our natural resources and show to what extent is our business activities dependant on environment 7 .
Management approaches to greening Reactive approach/comply with legislation Proactive approach/pre-empt new legislation Value-seeking approach 8 .
GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN ELEMENTS 9 .
Green supply chain practices Green supply chain practices Environmental collaboration With customers With suppliers Environmental monitoring Monitoring of suppliers Monitoring by customers 10 .
GSCM PRATICES 11 .
DRIVERS TO ADOPT GSCM Target marketing Employee Morale Brand Reputation Lowered Cost and ROI Product Differentiation Increased efficiency Adapting to regulation and reducing risk Sustainability of resources Competitive and Supply chain pressures Ethical Imperative 12 .
The next step is to determine opportunities which would yield significant cost savings and reduce environmental impact. The third step is to calculate the benefits of your proposed alternatives.a systematic approach to implementing a Green Supply Chain It's a four step decision making process. The first step is to identify environmental costs within your process or facility. The last step is to decide. implement and monitor your improvement solutions 13 .
Challenges for sustainable supply chain managers ECOLOGICAL CHALLENGE ECONOMIC CHALLENGE SOCIAL CHALLENGE INTEGRATION CHALLENGE 14 .
GSCM STRATEGIES Risk-based Strategies Efficiency-based Strategies Innovation-based Strategies Closed-loop Strategies 15 .
BARRIERS OF APPLYING GSCM maintaining close relationships with their main suppliers obtaining a larger market share through competition with other market share improving product quality and reducing costs ensuring the sustainability of operations and reducing the environmental impacts 16 .
LINK BETWEEN GSCM AND ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE AND COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE 17 .
Better control of product safety and quality Increasing of sales Find beneficial uses for waste 18 . advanced techniques Transparency of the supply chain Large investments and risks are shared among partners in the chain.Benefits of Green Supply Chain Management Sustainability Of Resources Lowered Costs Increased Efficiency Product Differentiation And Competitive Advantage Adapting to Regulation Reducing Risk Improved quality and products Positive impact on financial performance Effective management of Suppliers Dissemination of technology.
GS collaboration analysis provides an opportunity to review processes. or inef¿cient use of raw material.AREAS OF FOCUS IN THE COMPANY DUE TO GSCM Pollution and waste represent incomplete. ineffective. materials. GS analysis targets: Wasted material Wasted energy or effort Under-utilized resources 19 . and operational concepts.
TEN STEPS TO GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: Step 5: Step 6: Step 7: Step 8: Step 9: Step 10: Know where you stand Have a plan Have a single point of accountability Market your progress internally and externally Incorporate ´greenµ into your existing sourcing and procurement processes Communicate the goals and objectives to the supplier community Stay up to date with your global regulations Keep up with new materials. technologies and processes Do the ´easy stuff firstµ Get everyone involved 20 .
saved $510 million. Nestlé. and energy recovery.FRUITFUL EXAMPLES OF BEING GREEN Wal-Mart anticipates its goal of a 5 percent reduction in packaging by 2013 will produce $3. recycling. Johnson & Johnson¶s energy efficiency program resulted in an estimated $30 million in annualized savings over the 10 years prior to the company¶s 2006 sustainability report. re-use. between 1991 and 2006.4 billion in direct savings and roughly $11 billion in savings across the supply chain. through a combination of packaging source reduction. 21 . worldwide.
as part of plans to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 per cent. CDP chief executive. The announcement. reduction targets and climate change strategies. 22 . would require all of Cadbury's hundreds of suppliers to report information such as greenhouse gas emissions data. He also admitted that the move was also a strategic step for the company as "investors use the quality of a disclosure as a very useful tool to assess how seriously a company is taking the issues of climate change". praised Cadbury for taking this "significant milestone" and called on other companies to follow the example.CADBURY GOES GREEN ACROSS SUPPLY CHAIN Cadbury announced it will publish data on greenhouse gas emissions from across its global supply chain. Paul Dickenson. made as a commitment to the Carbon Disclosure Project(CDP).
HP designed a notebook for Walmart. decrease emissions per unit of floor space . Another example is the increased use of recycled material in the production of Inkjet Catridges. shipped in a stylish bag made out of 100% recycled material. reducing packaging with 97%. titled ³The Greenest Big Companies in America" first highlight program.HOW DID hp BECOME A ³GREEN´ COMPANY? HP finished at the top. and winning Walmart¶s Design Challenge along the way. increase the use of renewable energy. called Desigh for Environment program for acquiring rooftop solar panels has been implemented some examples: About one year ago.also consolidated our IT datacenters resulting in drastic reductions in energy consumption Hp is committed to continue its efforts to reduce the environmental impact 23 . These are just two examples in a series. In an article.
and to sell products that sustain Wal-Mart's resources and the environment.metrics . new technology Certifying Environmentally sustainable products Providing network partner assistance to suppliers Committing to larger volumes Environmentally sustainable products Cutting out the middleman Consolidating direct suppliers Reconstructing the buyer role Licensing environmental innovations 24 . Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott committed the company to three ambitious goals: To be supplied 100 percent by renewable energy. This is the story of Wal-Mart's progress toward those goals and the array of innovative practices that Wal-Mart is implementing to ³green´ its supply chain. to create zero waste. Implementing New Supply chain Strategies Identifying goals .THE GREENING OF WALMART¶S SUPPLY CHAIN In October 2005.
µback-page¶ stories are now µfrontpage¶ collective efforts have more impact than individual ones collaboration must become part of every leader¶s lexicon we need to think BIG! we need to start small We are borrowing the future from our children. there is only one boat. Our ¿rst responsibility is to leave a healthy global biosphere for our children ± and the coming generations. we have to pay it back. and a hole sinks us all. 25 . In a global village..What we know everything we do has an impact on the environment. Past..
26 . There is a strong association of business with environment. It·s the responsibility of every business to sustain itself in a eco-friendly manner and be environment concerned along with making profits because the business can sustain only if the environment does. Green business practices that maintain and sustain good environmental quality are increasingly becoming a vital component of business organization.CONCLUSION GSCM is a relatively new green issue for the majority of Indian Corporations. Adding the "green" component to supply chain management involves addressing the influence and relationships of supply chain management to the natural environment.
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