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Supply Chain Management, 5e (Chopra/Meindl) Chapter 18 Sustainability and the Supply Chain 18.1 True/False Questions 1) A focus on sustainability allows a supply chain to better serve more conscious customers while often improving supply chain performance. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: 18.1 The Role of sustainability in a Supply Chain AACSB: Ethical Understanding & Reasoning Abilities Learning Outcome: Compare common approaches to supply chain design 2) A focus on sustainability allows a supply
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   Supply Chain Management, 5e  (Chopra/Meindl)Chapter 18 Sustainability and the Supply Chain 18.1 True/False Questions1) A focus on sustainability allows a supply chain to better serve more conscious customers while often improving supply chain performance.Answer: T! #iff: 1Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainAA%$&: thical !n'erstan'ing ( easoning Abilitiesearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign+) A focus on sustainability allows a supply chain to better serve more conscious customers while often re'ucing supply chain performance.Answer: FA$ #iff: +Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainAA%$&: thical !n'erstan'ing ( easoning Abilitiesearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign,) -almart starte' its focus on sustainability as a 'efensive move given the beating it was taing from environmental activists.Answer: T! #iff: +Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainAA%$&: thical !n'erstan'ing ( easoning Abilitiesearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign) %ustomers have usually bace' up wor's about the importance of sustainability with a willingness to pay more for sustainable pro'ucts.Answer: FA$ #iff: +Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainAA%$&: thical !n'erstan'ing ( easoning Abilitiesearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign0) ar'in 21348) 'escribe' the tragedy of the commons  as a 'ilemma arising when the common goo' 'oes not align perfectly with the goo' of in'ivi'ual entities.Answer: T! #iff: 1Topic: 18.+ The Trage'y of the %ommonsAA%$&: thical !n'erstan'ing ( easoning Abilitiesearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign 1851%opyright 6 +71, earson 'ucation9 nc. publishing as rentice all  4) ar'in 21348) 'escribe' the tragedy of the commons  as a 'ilemma arising when the common goo' aligns perfectly with the goo' of in'ivi'ual entities.Answer: FA$ #iff: +Topic: 18.+ The Trage'y of the %ommonsAA%$&: thical !n'erstan'ing ( easoning Abilitiesearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign;) The ntergovernmental anel on %limate %hange9 a !nite' <ations bo'y that has been assessing global warming since 13379 has written that even though most of the buil'up of carbon'io=i'e in the atmosphere has come from the !nite' $tates an' -estern urope9 it is poorer countries that are closer to the e>uator that are liely to pay the biggest price. Answer: T! #iff: 1Topic: 18.+ The Trage'y of the %ommonsearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign8) n reality9 there are no actions in a supply chain that improve both sustainability an' supply chain surplus.Answer: FA$ #iff: 1Topic: 18., ?ey @etrics for $ustainabilityAA%$&: Analytic $illsearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign3) For most firms9 the e=tent of 'irect emissions is typically only a small fraction of the e=tent of in'irect emissions in the supply chain.Answer: T! #iff: ,Topic: 18., ?ey @etrics for $ustainabilityearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign17) Facilities often offer the best opportunity to simultaneously improve the environmental an' financial performance through innovation.Answer: T! #iff: 1Topic: 18. $ustainability an' $upply %hain #riversearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign 185+%opyright 6 +71, earson 'ucation9 nc. publishing as rentice all  18.+ @ultiple %hoice Questions1) The factors 'riving an increase' focus on sustainability can be 'ivi'e' into three 'istinct categories. -hich of the following is not  one of these categoriesA) ncreasing revenue for sustainability initiatives&) @aing the worl' more sustainable%) Attracting customers who value sustainability#) e'ucing ris an' improving the financial performance of the supply chainAnswer: A#iff: 1Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign+) @ost concrete action has been observe' primarily when a focus on sustainabilityA) increases revenue for sustainability initiatives.&) maes the worl' more sustainable.%) attracts customers who value sustainability.#) re'uces ris an' improving the financial performance of the supply chain.Answer: ##iff: +Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign,) @uch less success for sustainability initiatives has been 'riven byA) increase' revenue for sustainability initiatives.&) customer 'eman'.%) attracte' customers who value sustainability.#) re'uce' ris an' improving the financial performance of the supply chain.Answer: &#iff: 1Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign) Almost 7 percent of BBBBBBBB coul' be achieve' at negative marginal costs9 meaning that investing in these options woul' generate positive economic returns over their lifecycle.A) greenhouse gas abatement&) fuel consumption initiatives%) increase' customer base#) improve' company reputationAnswer: A#iff: 1Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign 185,%opyright 6 +71, earson 'ucation9 nc. publishing as rentice all  0) !nilever9 the #utch5&ritish consumer goo's giant has investe' significant effort to help emerging economies such as &raCil an' n'ia wrestle with poverty9 water scarcity an' climate change. The company sees BBBBBBBB of its sales an' the maDority of its growth coming from emerging economies.A) almost +0E&) almost 07E%) almost 47E#) almost ;0EAnswer: &#iff: ,Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainAA%$&: #ynamics of the lobal conomyearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign4) -almart re'uce' its energy consumption byA) a''ing sylights for natural light.&) re'ucing pacaging.%) mil Dug re'esign.#) better transportation routing of trucs.Answer: A#iff: ,Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign;) There are maDor barriers to an increase' focus on sustainability liste' in the te=tboo. -hich of the following is not  one of theseA) %ustomersG unwillingness to pay a premium for green pro'ucts&) nsufficient return on investment%) #ifficulty of implementing sustainable programs#) #ifficulty evaluating sustainability across a pro'uct life cycleAnswer: %#iff: ,Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign8) n the short to me'ium term9 an improve' focus on sustainability provi'es benefits thatA) are share' but costs that may be local to a firm.&) are local to firms but a cost that is global.%) are share' an' costs that are global.#) are local an' costs that are global.Answer: A#iff: ,Topic: 18.1 The ole of sustainability in a $upply %hainAA%$&: eflective Thining $illsearning *utcome: %ompare common approaches to supply chain 'esign 185%opyright 6 +71, earson 'ucation9 nc. publishing as rentice all
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