An Evaluation Model for Green and Low-Carbon Suppliers

Amy H. I. Lee, He-Yau Kang, Chun Yu Lin, Hsin Wei Wu

Abstract

Under a conventional supplier evaluation, cost, on-time delivery and quality are treated as the most important factors. However, in today’s increasingly environmental conscious market with growing demands of green products, more and more firms are aiming to manufacture green products to reduce the damage to the environment and to limit the use of energy and other resources at any stage of its life, including raw materials, manufacture, use, and disposal. Thus, a firm needs to select the right suppliers that not only can satisfy the basic requirements, such as cost and quality, but also can provide green and low-carbon materials. The goal of this research is to construct a green and low-carbon supplier evaluation model. The criteria to evaluate green and low-carbon suppliers are analyzed first, and the most important ones are selected. Fuzzy analytic network process (FANP) model is constructed to evaluate various aspects of suppliers. By applying the model, the manufacturer can find the most suitable suppliers for cooperation. Goal programming (GP) is applied next to allocate the most appropriate amount of orders to each of the selected suppliers.

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Lee A., Kang H., Lin C. and Wu H. (2012). An Evaluation Model for Green and Low-Carbon Suppliers . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: OMDM, (ICINCO 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-22-8, pages 604-608. DOI: 10.5220/0004030406040608


in Bibtex Style

@conference{omdm12,
author={Amy H. I. Lee and He-Yau Kang and Chun Yu Lin and Hsin Wei Wu},
title={An Evaluation Model for Green and Low-Carbon Suppliers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: OMDM, (ICINCO 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={604-608},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004030406040608},
isbn={978-989-8565-22-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: OMDM, (ICINCO 2012)
TI - An Evaluation Model for Green and Low-Carbon Suppliers
SN - 978-989-8565-22-8
AU - Lee A.
AU - Kang H.
AU - Lin C.
AU - Wu H.
PY - 2012
SP - 604
EP - 608
DO - 10.5220/0004030406040608