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An Overview of Green Supply Chain Management in India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Singhania University, Pacheri Bari, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, INDIA
  • 2 Government Engineering College Jhalawar, Rajasthan, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 1, Issue (6), Pages 77-82, June,2 (2012)

Abstract

The green supply chain management (GSCM) is a powerful way to differentiate a company fromits competitors and it can greatly influence the plan success. With increased awareness to corporate responsibility and the requirement to meet the terms with environmental policy, green supply chain management (GSCM) is becoming increasingly important for Indian manufacturers. Companies that have adopted GSCM practices with a focus on distribution activities have successfully improved their business and environmental performance on many levels. Today’s also some of remaining companies have not adopted green supply chain management, due to this environmental performance index (EPI) ranking of India is not good. Today’s environmental performance index (EPI) of India and the major four activities of the green supply chain management; namely green purchasing, green manufacturing, green marketing and reverse logistics are being covered throughout the paper.

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