Business Markets and Sustainability: The Way Forward
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Ilias P. Vlachos and George Malindretos
This book chapter summarises the key findings and results presented in the
book chapters as well as compares and contrasts key issues regarding the process of
sustainable development (SD), the emergence and integrated identity of the so-called
supply chain management (SCM) and sustainable supply chain management (SSCM).
The book chapter presents three key areas: business sustainability, market sustainability
and environmental sustainability. Under each sustainability area, the key results are
summarized including insights and criticism regarding sustainability and the diverse
perspectives regarding ‘the road towards sustainability’. Suggestions for future research
Sustainability, Business Sustainability, Market Sustainability,
Sustainable Development, Supply Chain, Sustainable Supply Chain, Supply chain
integration, Sustainability Criticism, Sustainability paradox, Value Supply Chain,
Collaborations, Synergies, Sustainability performance, Cultural diversity, SMEs,
Northumbria University, UK.