Chapter 12

Business Markets and Sustainability: The Way Forward

Ilias P. Vlachos and George Malindretos


This book chapter summarises the key findings and results presented in the book chapters as well as compares and contrasts key issues regarding the process of sustainable development (SD), the emergence and integrated identity of the so-called supply chain management (SCM) and sustainable supply chain management (SSCM). The book chapter presents three key areas: business sustainability, market sustainability and environmental sustainability. Under each sustainability area, the key results are summarized including insights and criticism regarding sustainability and the diverse perspectives regarding ‘the road towards sustainability’. Suggestions for future research are provided.

Total Pages: 221-227 (7)

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