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Global Supply Chains

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Added on: 2022-08-20 00:00:00
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Section A:

The world has by and large adopted “net-zero by 2050” as its de facto climate goal. The UK is the first major economy to enshrine in law a requirement to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. EU also declared to become the first carbon-neutral continent by 2050. In line with national targets, there are increased stakeholder pressures for environmental sustainability. In this background, many organisations are making efforts to decarbonise their activities, products, and/or operations.

Question A:In this regard, explore a real-life case in which organisational efforts to reduce carbon emissions could be found from the chosen industry/sector and critically analyse the focal organisation's motivation, strategy, and practice (including existing/potential challenges and opportunities).

Question B:From your chosen organization, critically discuss the role of supply chain management in implementing organizational efforts to reduce carbon emissions in the chosen sector. In doing so, you are required to review and relate to key concepts, theories, and learnings from the literature.

Note that you are to choose just one of the following industries of which relevant information and data will be available within the United Kingdom:

  1. Energy
  2. Fashion
  3. Food
  4. Healthcare
  5. Packaging
  6. Transportation
  7. Urban freight
  8. Waste Management

Section B:

Global supply chains extend their scope beyond a single country’s boundary. In doing so, organizations seek to improve competitive advantages (e.g. globalsourcing, outsourcing, offshoring, innovation, etc.). Noteworthily, increased globalisation raised attention to the social aspects of sustainability. Customers and other stakeholders more and more demand improved social outcomes (Nakamba et al., 2017). In this regard,

Question:Critically examine how the social dimension of sustainability can be addressed in global supply chain management.

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