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Supplier Performance Evaluation for Green Supply Chain Management

  • Roberto Maria Grisi
  • Luigi Guerra
  • Giuseppe Naviglio
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Abstract

Environmental protection and effective operations management are no longer considered incompatible goals to be achieved rather they are merged to represent a strategic performance parameter of a company: the eco-efficiency. This is one of the reasons which led to Green Supply Chains (GSCs) development. To make GSCs more efficient and more effective a careful supplier performance analysis is needed considering both traditional parameters (economic efficiency) and environmental ones. In this paper an in-depth review of the performance parameters for suppliers selection is presented which provided the basis for the implementation of a Fuzzy-AHP model for “green” suppliers evaluation.

Keywords

Fuzzy Number Environmental Management System Supplier Selection Pairwise Comparison Matrix Green Supply Chain Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Maria Grisi
    • 1
  • Luigi Guerra
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Naviglio
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Engineering and Operations ManagementUniversity of Naples “Federico II”NaplesItaly

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