CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance

Sustainable Value Chain Management

Delivering Sustainability Through the Core Business

Editors: D'heur, Michael (Ed.)

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  • Provides a comprehensive concept to embed sustainability in products and supply chains
  • Presents practical examples from companies and other organizations that have started using sustainable value chain management
  • Concept and examples help to overcome internal barriers in organizations and help to make the required changes
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About this book

This book introduces the integrated management concept of "Sustainable Value Creation", which delivers sustainability ‘inside-out’ from the core business. It is based on the premise that sustainability can provide a platform for growth, if it is implemented in a company’s products, services and supply chains (combined also known as the 'Value Chain'). Managing the Value Chain from the outset with a sustainability mindset subsequently allows profitable economical, ecological and societal growth. It combines the need for increased sustainability and its implementation in the operations of a company. The book addresses the following issues: How do economic, environmental and societal factors impact the value-creation process of a company? What requirements and expectations need to be met to balance economic, ecologic and societal value creation? What are the building blocks and measures that can be utilized on the journey towards building a sustainable value chain? What benefits can be achieved through sustainable value chains? What are the practical examples of sustainable value chains in leading companies that can inspire others to follow? The book includes contributions from the following organisations and companies: Beiersdorf, SAP, Klenk und Hoursch, VAUDE, Infineon Technologies, Independent Capital Management, BASF, Nanogate, the Federal German Council for Sustainable Development, Henkel, Symrise, shared.value.chain, Siemens, Fairphone and Thin Air Factory

About the authors

Michael D’heur, is founder and Managing Director of shared.value.chain, a think tank and management advisory firm for sustainable value chain management. He supports multi-national and mid-sized companies across various industries to build more sustainable products and operate global supply chains. Michael has more than 15 years of management consulting experience. Having worked for leading firms like PWC’s PRTM Management Consultants, i2 Technologies and Bearingpoint Michael delivered projects across 12 industries, 8 countries and 3 continents – his industry expertise covers Luxury Goods, Fashion, Apparel & Footwear, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Telecoms Equipment, Semiconductors, Metals & Materials, Mining and Services. He is a thought leader on global value chain trends and renowned speaker at supply chain conferences. Michael is editor and author of ‘CSR und Value Chain Management’ (SpringerGabler, 2013) and lives in Munich, Germany. In addition, he serves as independent judge for the Supply Chain Management Award of the Supply Chain Council.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • shared.value.chain: Profitable Growth Through Sustainable Value Creation

    Pages 1-107

    D’heur, Michael

  • Beiersdorf: Generating Joint Added Value Through Collaboration, Planning, and Evaluation

    Pages 109-121

    Weber, Daniel (et al.)

  • Fairphone: Sustainability from the Inside-Out and Outside-In

    Pages 123-139

    Wernink, Tessa (et al.)

  • SAP AG & StarShea Limited (Ghana): Sustainable Value Creation Through Collaboration with Companies, NGOs, and Intermediaries

    Pages 141-155

    Kantimm, Heino

  • Nanogate AG: Sustainable Value Creation in Technology Companies

    Pages 157-165

    Zastrau, Ralf

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Hardcover 72,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Value Chain Management
Book Subtitle
Delivering Sustainability Through the Core Business
Editors
  • Michael D'heur
Series Title
CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-12142-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-12142-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-12141-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35936-6
Series ISSN
2196-7075
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 426
Number of Illustrations
137 b/w illustrations
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