Understanding the Linkages Between IT, Global Supply Chains, and the Environment

Posted January 31, 2008 in

The IT revolution and the global environmental crisis represent two pivotal forces shaping the future of the global economy and our planet. When climate scientists refer to the unmistakable influence of human activities on global warming, what they are really talking about is the unmistakable carbon emissions from driving your car, using your computer to send e-mail, and using electricity to read your book at nighttime. Yet it is surprising that there is so little discussion on the important links between these two global phenomena.

About The Author
Joseph Sarkis
Joseph Sarkis is Professor of Operations and Environmental Management within Clark University's Graduate School of Management. He has published over 200 publications in a wide variety of outlets. Dr. Sarkis has recently edited two books, Greening the Supply Chain and Strategic Sustainability. He is currently editor of Management Research News. Dr. Sarkis can be reached at jsarkis at clarku dot edu.
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