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Special Issues

The following are special journal issues covering some aspect of the sustainability/operations research intersection :

Green Operations, Production & Operations Monthly (OM newsletter), April 2007, Vol. 2, No. 1.

Closed-Loop Supply Chains: Practice and Potential, Interfaces, November-December 2003. I wrote about this back in July 2007.

Environmental Management, OR Spectrum February 2001. See table of contents.

Sustainable Business, Interfaces, May-June 2000, Vol. 30, No. 3
Notes: Contains a number of practical articles. Also, I was impressed to see an article by cradle-to-cradlers McDonough and Braungart in an OR journal. There is even an article on “the natural step” philosophy.

Environmental Planning, EJOR, Vol. 121, no. 2, March 2000, eds. S. Salhi and B. Boffey.

The Impact of Environmental Pressures on Operations Management, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 2000; Vol. 20, Iss. 2, ed. L.C. Angell.

Operations Issues in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 36 No. 4, Sep 1999, ed. M. Gupta (mentioned in this post), looks good, has the ROTEB and Gungor/Gupta survey articles that were previously listed in references.

Environmental Planning, EJOR, Vol. 102, no. 2, Pages 247-403, 16 October 1997, ed. C.P. Pappis, papers presented at the EURO Summer Institute on Environmental Planning.

Upcoming issues
Closed-Loop Supply Chains, EJOR, see post concerning this issue.
Update: It’s out. Navigate to this page and scroll to the bottom.

Ethics and Operations Research, Omega, slated for late 2009, see post on this one.

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