Maria Rosaria Marcone – Department of Management, Marche Polytechnic University, P.le Martelli, n. 8; 60121 Ancona, Italy


5th International Conference – ERAZ 2019 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, Budapest – Hungary, May 23, 2019, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia
Conference partners: Faculty of Economics and Business, Mediterranean University, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia;

ISBN 978-86-80194-20-2, ISSN 2683-5568, DOI:


Many firms attribute strategic importance to environmental issues. Among the firms that
adopt this strategy, we can mention those that use the residues or waste of the processing cycles in
further industrial transformation processes. The research work is focused on the study of an explanatory
case of sustainability of the production process. As regards the methodology used, an excellent
business case was analysed, and an interpretative, qualitative approach has been chosen. Although this
is a research that is still in progress, some theoretical and conceptual systems can be proposed here.

Key words

sustainability, supply chain integration, operations.


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