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Sustainable Supply Chains for Bio-Based Fuels and Chemicals

  • Joseph B. Powell
  • Paul M. Ayoub
  • Sachin Kapila
  • Alex P. R. Nevill
  • Grahame Y. Buss
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Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 174)

Abstract

Supply chain sustainability must be considered in development of biofuels options to reduce global CO2 emissions in the transportation sector, while also meeting a broader set of stakeholder needs in the social and environmental dimensions. Impacts on water resources and biodiversity must be considered, along with regional economic and social factors. Transparency in assessment is critical for effective stakeholder engagement and reliable decision making, to insure the development and deployment of truly value-added energy solutions.

Keywords

Supply Chain European Union Corn Stover Carbon Intensity Sustainable Supply Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph B. Powell
    • 1
  • Paul M. Ayoub
    • 2
  • Sachin Kapila
    • 3
  • Alex P. R. Nevill
    • 4
  • Grahame Y. Buss
    • 3
  1. 1.Shell Projects and TechnologyWesthollow Technology CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Shell Alternative EnergiesOne Shell PlazaHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Shell Global SolutionsLondonUK
  4. 4.Shell Alternative EnergiesShell International Petroleum Company LtdLondonUK

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