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THEORY BUILDING SURROUNDING SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: ASSESSING WHAT WE KNOW, EXPLORING WHERE TO GO GIDEON D. MARKMAN AND DANIEL KRAUSE Colorado State University This special topic forum (STF) features four articles that focus on sustainability, which is generally de±ned as the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Our own research of the 500 most cited studies on sustainability shows that scholars and managers often struggle with the concept and applications of sustainability. To some, sustainability is about environmental preservation, to others, it is about addressing societal needs, and yet for those who use a ±nancial lens, sustainability is primarily about the economic bottom line. Then, there are scholars and managers for whom sustainability is synonymous with corporate social responsibility, ethical issues, shared value creation, and/or legal compliance. Naturally, all of the above are critical, and e²orts in these areas should continue. But as we explain, none of these are sustainability per se, and to date, no ±rm is truly or fully sustainable. Also, most research and practice in sustainability follows a preservation view. We advance a new paradigm and evince that sustainable practices—whether in supply chain management or any other business activity—are a function of two inseparable principles: (1) they must enhance ecological health, follow ethical standards to further social justice, and improve economic vitality; and (2) they must prioritize the environment ±rst, society second, and economics third. Our introduction to this STF elaborates on what sustainability is and is not, and it also summarizes the four articles in the STF. Keywords: sustainable supply chain management; conceptual theory building INTRODUCTION In co-editing this special topic forum (STF) on sustainable supply chain management, we noticed that sustainability attracts scholars from diverse disciplines —for example, supply chain management, ±nance, accounting, marketing, political science, ethics, sociology, economics, and management, to name a few. Such cross-disciplinary e²ort is needed because over and above de±nitional challenges, translating the concept of sustainability into managerial action is even more di³cult. This complexity also explains why many scholars and managers still link sustainability only to discrete business activities inbound and out- bound logistics, processes and operations, distribution channels and service, and product use and disposal rather than assessing the totality of all business activities. It is clear, therefore, that the concept of sustainability is still under construction for both scholars and managers. The word “sustain,” from the Latin sustinere (sus-, from below and tenere, to hold), means to keep in existence or maintain, which implies long-term sup- port or permanence. From the UN Brundtland Com- mission, sustainability is “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987). To the Environmental Protection Agency (USA), sustainability is a principle in which “. . . every- thing that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. To pursue sustainability is to create and maintain the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony to support April 2016 3 present and future generations.” To supplement cost- bene±t analyses, ecological economists advocate a “safe minimum standards” (SMS) approach; a choice process aimed at
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