Date Added: Dec 2009
Nowadays, manufacturers are facing great challenges with regard to the production of green products due to the emerging issue of Hazardous Substance Management (HSM). In particular, environmental legislation pressures have yielded to increased risk, manufacturing complexity and green components demands. The green principles were expanded to many departments within organization, including supply chain. Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) was emerging in the last few years. This idea covers every stage in manufacturing from the first to the last stage of life cycle.