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Figure 6 is composed of four quadrants representing the four perspective of supply chain sustainability. The upper-left quadrant is labelled ‘Environmental perspective (greening of supply chain)’ and includes production/delivery, transport, waste, and product/service life cycle. The upper-right quadrant is labelled ‘Financial perspective’ and includes efficiency, value, benchmarking and profit. The lower-left quadrant (highlighted) is labelled ‘Social perspective (ethics)’ and includes employee development, technology, employee conditions and communications. The lower-right quadrant is labelled ‘External stakeholder perspective (network)’ and includes local community, regulatory, suppliers/customers, and political.

 4 The social perspective