Green supply chain under the APEC framework: progress and prospects

XIE Laihui1

(1.National Institute of International Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

【Abstract】In the 2014 APEC conference, the green supply chain issue has taken a crucial step forward, although in the long term, it is only the beginning. Green supply chain corresponds to the strategic demand for developing environmental protection policy in China in the new era. Connecting supply chain with sustainable development helps China reduce its ecological footprint, which is also of great significance for realizing the green transformation worldwide. To promote green supply chain cooperation, we should make full use of the APEC framework and other platforms, based on the principles and norms of the green supply chain actively explore operating practice and its institutionalization in bilateral, regional and multilateral international cooperations: to implement its principles and norms in the construction of the “One Belt and One Road,” and to explore green supply chain management in the international trade.

【Keywords】 green supply chain; global value chain; principles and norms; Green Silk Road;


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Article Outline


  • 1 Progress of green supply chain issues
  • 2 Green supply chain and China
  • 3 Prospects of green supply chain issues
  • 4 Conclusion
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