Skip to content
Skip to main content

About this free course

Become an OU student

Download this course

Share this free course

Supply chain sustainability
Supply chain sustainability

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.


Anderson, D. R. (2006) The critical importance of sustainability risk management, Risk Management, vol. 53, issue 4, pp. 66–74.
BBC News (2012) ‘Bangladesh factory fire “troubles” Walmart’, 27 November [Online]. Available at (Accessed 18 April 2017).
BBC News (2016b) ‘Child refugees in Turkey making clothes for UK shops’, 24 October [Online]. Available at (Accessed 18 April 2017).
Berners-Lee, M. (2011) How Bad are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything, Vancouver, Greystone Books.
Bowman, W. (2011) ‘Financial capacity and sustainability of ordinary nonprofits’, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 37–51.
Cetinkaya, B., Cuthbertson, R., Ewer, G., Klaas-Wissing, T., Piotrowicz, W. and Tyssen, C. (2011) Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Practical Ideas for Moving Towards Best Practice, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg.
Crandall, R. E., Crandall, W. R. and Chen, C. C. (2015) Principles of Supply Chain Management, 2nd edn, Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press.
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) (2012) ‘Guidance on the legal definition of waste and its application’ [Online]. Available at (Accessed 13 April 2017).
Department for Transport (DfT) (2016) Transport Statistics: Great Britain 2016, London, Department for Transport. Available at (Accessed 13 April 2017).
Fishman, C. (2006) ‘The Wal-Mart effect and a decent society: who knew shopping was so important?’, Academy of Management Perspectives, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 6–25.
Freeman, R.E. (2001) ‘Stakeholder theory of the modern corporation’, in Hoffman, W. M., Frederick, R. E. and Schwartz, M. S. (eds) Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality, 4th edn, Boston, MA, McGraw-Hill pp. 39–48.
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) (n.d.) ‘Comparison of CO2 emissions by different modes of transport’ [Online]. Available at (Accessed 13 April 2017).
International Maritime Organization (IMO) (2009) Second IMO GHG Study 2009, London, International Maritime Organization. Available at (Accessed 21 April 2017).
Kenyon, P. (2000) ‘Gap and Nike: no sweat?’, BBC, 15 October [Online]. Available at (Accessed 18 April 2017).
London, B. (2014) ‘No shame in shopping at Primark anymore: high street chain in a “retailing powerhouse” that has “perfected art of mixing low prices with high fasion”’, MailOnline, 4 November [Online]. Available at (Accessed 18 April 2017).
North, A. (2013) ‘The dark underworld of Bangladesh’s clothes industry’, BBC, 26 April [Online]. Available at (Accessed 15 September 2017).
Oxford Living Dictionaries (n.d.) Definition of waste in English [Online], Oxford University Press. Available at (Accessed 18 May 2017).
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (2008) ‘Postnote: ICT and CO2 emissions’ [Online]. Available at (Accessed 13 April 2017).
Sverdlik, Y. (2016) ‘Here’s how much energy all US data centers consume’, Data Knowledge Center [Online]. Available at (Accessed 13 April 2017).
United Nations (n.d.) ‘Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development: our common future’ [Online]. Available at (Accessed 21 April 2017).