Enhancing Sustainable Performance through Green Supply Chain Management Practices: A Study of Malaysian Manufacturing Firms
This paper investigates the effects of green supply chain management practices on sustainable performance. This study sent a survey to 616 Malaysian ISO 14001 certified manufacturing companies. With a total of 152 usable questionnaires, the response rate was 24.68%. The findings showed that green purchasing and eco-design were found to improve all the components of sustainable performance. While reverse logistics was found to have a positive impact on social performance only. These relationships indicate that Green Supply Chain Management Practices can be of value to organizations specifically, as well to the external environment at large.
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