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A graduate course covers the fundamental strategies, tools and techniques required to analyze and design environmentally sustainable supply chain systems. Class sessions include presentations, case discussions and guest lectures.

Green Supply Chain Managemen‪t‬ MIT

    • Business

A graduate course covers the fundamental strategies, tools and techniques required to analyze and design environmentally sustainable supply chain systems. Class sessions include presentations, case discussions and guest lectures.

    • video
    Session 3: Reverse Logistics and Closing the Loop

    Session 3: Reverse Logistics and Closing the Loop

    Student discussed two case-studies and learned about reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chain. Students also shared their ideas for the final project and received comments and feedback from the instructors.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    • video
    Session 4: Carbon Footprinting

    Session 4: Carbon Footprinting

    Students discussed a case study on carbon footprinting, "Widget Co," and understand the basic framing tool, the mechanism, as well as the underlying issues.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    • video
    Session 5: Life Cycle Analysis

    Session 5: Life Cycle Analysis

    Students learned all the steps in the Life Cycle Analysis to quantify environmental impacts and products, and how to apply it to make sustainable decisions when facing uncertainties.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    • video
    Session 7: Multi-stakeholder Engagements

    Session 7: Multi-stakeholder Engagements

    Students learned different aspects on the multi-stakeholder engagements from discussion of a case study on the palm oil supply chain, "Golden Agri Resources and Sustainability Case Study."

    • 1 hr 2 min
    • video
    Session 9: International Regulations and Supply Chains: The Case of Mercury

    Session 9: International Regulations and Supply Chains: The Case of Mercury

    Professor Noelle Selin from MIT was invited talk on the case-study of mercury. The topics covered the review of the control and regulations of mercury in the US and internationally.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    • video
    Session 10: Green Supply Chain Strategy

    Session 10: Green Supply Chain Strategy

    Student discussed a case study focused on the corporate social responsibility. Also, the instructor emphasized the importance of the life cycle assessment and introduced the five steps to develop a sound Green Supply Chain Management strategy.

    • 1 hr 22 min

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