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Title: Evaluation the effectiveness of green procurement in the mining industry in relationship to sustainable procurement: case study Bindura Nickel Corporation
Authors: Chamboko, Gaston
Keywords: Green procurement
supply chain management
Issue Date: Apr-2017
Publisher: Lupane State University
Abstract: Reacting to increasingly stringent government regulations and rising consumer demands for more green and sustainable products, and also to create competitive advantages, many companies have begun implementing sustainability practices in their strategy and every day and not many studies are done in the area of environment friendly supply chain practices adopted by large corporate houses across the globe. Due to their enormous economic and environmental impact on society with their extensive networks of suppliers and customers supply chain practices, will help us the gap between theory and practice chain management practices adopted. Green procurement is defined as an approach to improve performance of the process and products according to the requirements of the environmental regulations (Hsu & Hu, 2008). The procurement function has emerged as one of the crucial department for any productive organization due to its role of acquiring inputs to organizational production process and its contribution to the competitiveness of the firm. The study sought to evaluation the effectiveness of green procurement in the mining industry in relationship to sustainable procurement. Bindura Nickel Corporation was used as a survey for the study. The study targeted all stakeholders including employees, management, Suppliers, Government, and the community. A census of 100 stakeholders used in the study, because going green requires many players as it is an on-going process which has much room to continuous improvement
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