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Title: Green supply chain management : pressures, practices and performance within the Chinese automobile industry
Authors: Zhu, Q
Sarkis, J
Lai, KH 
Keywords: Environmental sustainability
Green supply chain management
Automotive supply chain
China
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Journal of cleaner production, 2007, v. 15, no. 11- 12, p. 1041-1052 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of cleaner production 
Abstract: Increasing pressures from a variety of directions have caused the Chinese automobile supply chain managers to consider and initiate implementation of green supply chain management (GSCM) practices to improve both their economic and environmental performance. Expanding on some earlier work investigating general GSCM practices in China, this paper explores the GSCM pressures/drivers (motivators), initiatives and performance of the automotive supply chain using an empirical analysis of 89 automotive enterprises within China. The results show that the Chinese automobile supply chain enterprises have experienced high and increasing regulatory and market pressures and at the same time have strong internal drivers for GSCM practice adoption. However, their GSCM implementation, especially with consideration of external relationships, is poor. Therefore, GSCM implementation has only slightly improved environmental and operational performance, and has not resulted in significant economic performance improvement. In furthering this analysis we investigate one specific organization in this supply chain, the Dalian Diesel Engine Plant, and how this pioneering company has addressed the issues identified by the broader empirical analysis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/34072
ISSN: 0959-6526
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2006.05.021
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