Green Supply Chain Management: A Case Study from Indian Electrical and Electronics Industry
Sanjeev Kumar1, Somnath Chattopadhyaya2, Vinay Sharma3
1Sanjeev Kumar, Research Scholar, Mech. Engg. Department Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India.
2Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Associate Professor, ME&MME Department, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India.
3Vinay Sharma, Professor, Production Engg. Department, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India.
Manuscript received on December 07, 2011. | Revised Manuscript received on December 23, 2011. | Manuscript published on January 05, 2012. | PP: 275-281 | Volume-1 Issue-6, January 2012. | Retrieval Number: F0324121611/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: This study aims to investigate the green supply chain management practices likely to be adopted by the manufacturing industry of electrical and electronics products in India. The approach of the present research includes a literature review, in depth interviews and questionnaire surveys. The relationship between green supply chain management practices and environmental performance is studied. The industries in the electrical and electronics products industry in India were sampled for empirical study. The data were then analyzed using “mean score”. The results indicate that performance of eco procurement, eco accounting, eco logistics design, eco product design, eco manufacturing, economic performance, etc practices in response to the current wave of national & international green issues and also environmental performances of the electrical and electronics industry.
Keywords: Indian industry, electrical and electronics, green supply chain, environmental performance, case study.