Sustainability initiatives and collaborative practices : a study of emerging economy suppliers

Pereira, Michele and Arantes, R.C. and Antunes, L.G.R. and Hendry, Linda and Deboca, L.P. and Bossle, M.B. and Antonialli, L.M. (2021) Sustainability initiatives and collaborative practices : a study of emerging economy suppliers. LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS REVIEW, 22 (4). pp. 359-391. ISSN 1097-8526

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This paper analyses how collaborative practices influence sustainability initiatives and the relational rents of Brazilian coffee companies supplying global supply chains (GSC)s. Multi-case study data was collected via interviews and documentary analysis and examined using the relational view theoretical lens. The results indicate that collaborative practices lead to significant improvements within the supplier’s sustainability initiatives and consequently within their processes related to the exportation of goods. Thus this study suggests that collaborative practices generate important relational rents in GSCs (for example through relationship-specific assets) and are important facilitators of sustainability for emerging economy suppliers.

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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Latin American Business Review on 12/06/2021, available online:
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?? collaborative practicesemerging country supplierglobal supply chainsustainable supply chain managementsustainability initiativesbusiness, management and accounting (miscellaneous)business and international management ??
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