The Selective Study of a Closed-Loop Supply Chain by a Socially Responsible Prospective

Document Type : Review Paper


Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran


Improving the economic and environmental performance has become the main interest of the businesses to get the sustainability in touch in the long time. As a result of environmentally activities and reduction of resources for economic life, many companies use the reverse and the forward supply chain incorporation together; thus, in the present century the major challenge facing businesses is the needs of consumers and shareholders. Indeed, organization’s awareness of their responsibility has been addressed in a new concept called corporate social responsibility. The main question that arises is that How we can affect our closed-loop supply chain by considering social responsibility. For this purpose, in the following sections, we sort and compare 30 gathered papers from 2004 to 2019 by the term closed-loop supply chain in a table and investigate the term corporate social responsibility in these studies and present the analyzed results.


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