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Sustainability, Innovation and Procurement

1st Edition

Edited by Sachin Kumar Mangla, Sunil Luthra

CRC Press

112 pages | 12 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781138365483
pub: 2019-12-11
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Sustainable procurement is the pursuit of sustainable development objectives through the purchasing and supply process, while balancing environmental, social, and economic objectives. This book will help readers develop new contemporary knowledge about frameworks, innovative tools and techniques to achieve sustainability in public as well as private procurement practices. The book will enable scholars and practitioners working in the domain of sustainable procurement to improve the overall performance of the supply chain and further achieve UN SDGs, by making various decisions at the planning and strategic phase of the business.


    • Discusses theoretical, decision making and related business management models
    • Assists to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • Provides qualitative/quantitative frameworks
    • Covers quality innovations sustainability in sourcing
    • Examines measurement drivers, indicators and metrics

Table of Contents

1. Sustainability in Humanitarian Procurement and Operations. 2. Internet of Things Enabled Smart Procurement. 3. Evaluate Supplier Performance for Sustainable Procurement. 4. Innovations Led Approach in Sustainable Procurement.

About the Editors

Dr. Sachin Kumar Mangla is a lecturer of Knowledge Management and Business Decision-making, in Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom. He is working in the field of Green Supply Chain; Circular Economy and Sustainability; Cross Disciplinary Research in Supply and Operations Management; Knowledge Management based Decision-Making; Industry 4.0; Risk Management; Simulation; Optimisation; Reverse Logistics; Renewable Energy; Empirical research. He did his doctorate (specialisation Operations and Supply Chain Management) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee. He loves to write research papers and projects. He has published/presented several papers in repute (ABS and ABDC indexed) international/national journals. He has an h-index 24, i10-index 32 and Google Scholar Citations of more than 2000. He has received 2017 Most Cited Paper Award for his paper entitled "Risk analysis in green chain using fuzzy AHP approach: a case study". Recently, he has edited a book "Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations" published under CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group). He is also currently editing several special issues in Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations; Resources, Recycling and Conservation; Annals of Operations Research; Management of Environmental Quality; Journal of Resource Policy and Journal of Enterprise Information Management.

Dr. Sunil Luthra is working as an assistant professor, State Institute of Engineering and Technology (formerly known as Government Engineering College), Nilokheri, Haryana, India. He has been associated with teaching for the last fifteen years. He has contributed over hundred research papers in international referred & national journals, and conferences at international and national level. His scholarly work has also been acknowledged in several International journals of repute such as the JCP, IJPE, PPC, IJPR, RSER, RCR, EGY, JRPO and many more, and conference of repute like SOM-14, NITIE – POMS, AGBA, GLOGIFT 14 and GLOGIFT 15 etc. His research is in spotlight. His works got more than 2000 Citations (h-index = 24). His RG score is higher than 85% of Research Gate members. His specific areas of interest are operation management; green supply chain management; sustainable supply chain management; sustainable consumption and production; reverse logistics; renewable/sustainable energy technologies and business sustainability etc.

About the Series

Advances in Mathematics and Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Operations Research