Development of sustainability indicator scoring (SIS) for the food supply chain

Manning, L. and Soon, J.M. (2016) Development of sustainability indicator scoring (SIS) for the food supply chain. British Food Journal, 118 (9). pp. 2097-2125.

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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify mechanisms for using a quantitative benchmarking approach to drive sustainability improvements in the food supply chain. Design/methodology/approach A literature review was undertaken and then a strategic and operational framework developed for improving food supply chain sustainability in terms of triple bottom line criteria. Findings Using a sustainability indicator scoring approach, the paper considers the architecture for analysis so that strategic goals can be clearly formulated and cascade into specific, relevant and timebound strategic and operational measures that underpin brand value and product integrity. Originality/value This paper is of value to academics and also practitioners in the food industry.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Benchmarking, Framework, Supply chain, Sustainability, Supply, Food
Divisions: Food Science and Agri-food Supply Chain Management
Depositing User: Ms Kath Osborn
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 10:30
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 12:25

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