Green supply chain management practices and implementation in the construction industry


  • Muzammil Hussain Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia


Supply chain management, Green supply chain management, Green logistics, Sustainability, Green practices, Environmental management, Organizational performance


This study aims to define and describe Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) in the construction industry. GSCM is one of the most critical initiatives for integrating environmental factors into supply chain management. It aids in the reduction of carbon emissions and the improvement of organizational environmental performance. As a result, most construction organizations have included GSCM in their strategic planning. Barriers and problems are predicted to exist in the execution or operational process of GSCM in construction or building firms, as in the case of radical innovations. As a result, organizations must identify any potential hurdles to GSCM implementation and develop strategies for achieving success. This study undertakes a complete literature evaluation on GSCM procedures to address the difficulties of establishing a conceptual framework. According to the data, the biggest weaknesses or disorders to applying GSCM canister are divided into five categories: expertise, information and facts, funds, contract out, administration, and supervision. Moreover, uppermost managing commitment, variated in present strategies and know-hows, expanded consciousness of harmless to the ecosystem matters, preparing and instruction, and executing effective materials and waste administration frameworks are systems to improve GSCM performances in building organizations. To successfully implement GSCM in construction firms, the provided framework can be used to recognize the crucial mechanisms of GSCM and self-assessment of obstacles and policies.


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How to Cite

Hussain, M. (2024). Green supply chain management practices and implementation in the construction industry. South Asian Journal of Operations and Logistics, 3(1), 72–80.