This chapter presents a global overview of green logistics practices at various management levels and the inherent challenges of their implementation in emerging markets. It begins by clarifying the terminology and describing its scope and characteristics, and it continues with an analysis of the impact of green logistics on the creation of economic and social value.

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M. Thiell (Marcus), J.P. Soto Zuluaga (Juan Pablo), J.P. Madiedo Montanez (Juan Pablo), & B. van Hoof (Bart). (2011). Green logisitcs: Global practices and their implementation in emerging markets. In Green finance and sustainability: Environmentally-aware business models and technologies. doi:10.4018/978-1-60960-531-5.ch018