A model for partner selection criteria in Energy from Waste projects


Energy from Waste is being deployed in both developed and developing economies as a route to reduce dependency on fossil fuels whilst making positive use of resources which might otherwise be landfilled. Energy from Waste supply chains are complex, with a rich diversity of partners and stakeholders involved. For this purpose, the selection of appropriate criteria to guide supply chain design, and in particular the selection of suppliers, is critical for success. In this study, a three-stage process was conducted to identify, refine and validate an evidence-based model. The evidence based model proposed comprises seven categories of criteria used in the design of these supply chains, namely Economic, Environmental, Location, Operations management, which has a sub-category of Plant operation, Political/Legal and Social. The work reported here supports practitioners and researchers involved in supply chain partner selection to systematise their thinking in relation to the criteria that may impact their study or project.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123582
Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Operations & Information Management
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)
Additional Information: © 2020, Elsevier. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy from waste,Partner selection criteria,Supply chain,Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment,Environmental Science(all),Strategy and Management,Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Publication ISSN: 1879-1786
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2024 07:21
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2020 07:12
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2021-01-10
Published Online Date: 2020-08-04
Accepted Date: 2020-07-31
Authors: Uren, Victoria (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1303-5574)
Miller, Tim
Da Campo, Raffaello
Dadzie, Aba-Sah

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