Sustainability in Supply and Value Chain Management

  • Fred A. YamoahEmail author


This chapter presents the case for integrating sustainability principles into supply and value chain management provision at higher education level as an urgent matter for consideration. It draws on the key declarations including Global Action Programme (GAP) of UNESCO that support the incorporation of sustainability values and practices into all aspects of learning to underscore the need for embedding supply and value chain management curriculum with sustainability. The shared experience and insights from scholarly engagement with integrating sustainability principles at three levels in higher education facilitate sustainability knowledge transfer. Grounded in the extant literature, a critical discussion of the integration process including pedagogical practices reveals prospects and challenges to scaling up of sustainable supply and value chain management education.


Sustainability Integration Supply and value chain management Higher education Curriculum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management, Birkbeck, University of LondonLondonUK

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