In a global economy characterized by environmental, social and economic factors, environmental sustainability is currently one of the main concerns of industry and the economic sector. A large number of periodicals and special volumes related to the sustainable supply chain have been published. This paper intends to identify the drivers for sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) implementation. Twenty-eight enablers were identified and categorized using an extensive literature survey to improve the effectiveness of SSCM implementation. The authors attempted to identify the drivers/enablers and constructed a framework, which analyzed the SSCM using the AHP.
sustainable, supply chain, drivers/enabler, AHP
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