Public Sector Supply Chain Management: A Triple Helix Approach to Aligning Innovative Environmental Initiatives
Razak, Azley Abd
MetadataShow full item record
This paper argues that in order to deliver greater levels of sustainable performance, environmental strategy should be addressed at the supply chain level and not just at the level of the individual organisation. It demonstrates the similarities between the environmental statements of companies in both the private and public sectors and proposes that public sector organisations, by virtue of their considerable spend with private sector organisations, are in a powerful position to encourage and support environmental initiatives throughout their supply chains. Drawing upon Triple Helix Theory the paper discusses theimportance of unifying the efforts of government, industry and academia in order to identify and operationalise innovative thinking in economies. It explores the roles of public and private sector organisations along with universities in developing environmental strategies and practices within supply chains. Environmental Management Systems (EMS) are discussed and the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is identified as a potential mechanism for structuring and reporting the collaborative environmental improvement performance of supply chains.
Foresight and STI Governance;
Abd Razak A., Rowling M., White G., Mason-Jones R. (2016) Public Sector Supply Chain Management: A Triple Helix Approach to Aligning Innovative Environmental Initiatives. Foresight and STI Governance, vol. 10, no 1, pp. 43–52. DOI: 10.17323/1995-459x.2016.1.43.52
Article published in Foresight and STI Governance available at https://doi.org/10.17323/1995-459x.2016.1.43.52
Showing items related by title, author, subject and abstract.
Francis, Mark; Simons, David; Bourlakis, Michael (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2008)Purpose – The purpose of this article is to discuss the results from a UK government‐funded applied research programme on value chain analysis that examined the beef foodservice sector. The demands and dynamics of this ...
Evaluate the Challenges Associated with Internal Supply Chain Integration in Family-owned Business. Case study: Basic Electronics Company Jaradat, Yazid Moawiah Fawzi (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2018-06)Supply chain management is one of the important topics in which a lot of researches and studies were prepared last 20 years. This is because of its importance and its ability to give the companies a competitive edge in a ...
Organisational learning capability in SMEs: An empirical development of innovation in the supply chain Thomas, Andrew; Dorrington, Peter; Costa, Filipa; Loudon, Gareth; Francis, Mark; Fisher, Ron (Cogent, 2017-08-05)Evidence that a company’s innovation performance, Knowledge Management capability, and its corporate and operational performance are inextricably linked has been the focus of numerous academic studies over recent years. ...