volume 25, issue 2, P230-243 2020
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-04-2020-0052
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Kim Sundtoft Hald, Sofia Wiik, Anton Larssen

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to contribute to a better understanding of the economic consequences of aiming for sustainable procurement. The authors develop and apply a framework designed to identify and measure the risk-related cost trade-offs inherent in initiatives designed to improve sustainability in procurement. Design/methodology/approach The research uses a combined conceptual and case-based research method. A model is developed from theory; subsequently, it is applied using an action resear…

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