Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1570-7946(10)28019-7
Title: Green supply chain design and operation by integrating LCA and dynamic simulation
Authors: Nwe, E.S.
Adhitya, A.
Halim, I.
Srinivasan, R. 
Keywords: LCA
Lubricants
Simulation
Supply chain
Sustainability
Issue Date: 2010
Source: Nwe, E.S.,Adhitya, A.,Halim, I.,Srinivasan, R. (2010). Green supply chain design and operation by integrating LCA and dynamic simulation. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 28 (C) : 109-114. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1570-7946(10)28019-7
Abstract: With sustainability increasingly becoming an important business factor, companies are now looking for methods and tools to help assess the fuller picture of the environmental impacts associated with their manufacturing and supply chain activities. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a widely-used technique for measuring the environmental costs assignable to a product or service. However, LCA takes a high-level view and assumes a fixed supply chain structure and operation. It does not explicitly consider the effect of supply chain design and practices which can be a significant contributor to the overall environmental impacts. This paper presents an approach integrating LCA indicators and dynamic simulation for green supply chain design and operation. Environmental impact indicators are incorporated into a dynamic model of the supply chain along with profit and customer satisfaction, so that sustainability of various design and operational decisions can be assessed comprehensively. The application and benefits of the proposed approach are demonstrated using two case studies. © 2010 Elsevier B.V.
Source Title: Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/63998
ISSN: 15707946
DOI: 10.1016/S1570-7946(10)28019-7
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

8
checked on Dec 12, 2017

Page view(s)

31
checked on Dec 15, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.