SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY IN KENYAA Management Research PaperSubmittedin Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of The Degree of Bachelor of Commerce of the School of Business, University of Nairobi.
2014
Table of Contents
1 Introduction 3
1.1 Background 3
1.1.1 Sustainable procurement and supply chain management 3
1.1.2 Oil & Gas industry in Kenya 5
1.2 Statement of the problem 7
1.3 Objectives 8
1.4 Value of study 9
2 Literature Review 10
2.1 Introduction 10
2.2 Definition of sustainable procurement and supply chain management 10
2.3 Emergence of sustainable procurement and supply chain management 11
2.4 Benefits of sustainable procurement 11
2.5 Legislation governing sustainable procurement 12
2.6 Emergence of the Oil & Gas industry in Kenya 14
2.7 Sustainable procurement in the Oil & Gas industry 15
2.8 Challenges to sustainable procurement 15
3 Research methodology 17
3.1 Introduction 17
3.2 Research design 17
3.3 Population of the study 17
3.4 Sample design 17
3.5 Data collection 17
3.6 Data analysis 18
3.7 Appendix: questionnaire 22
3.8 Appendix: List of oil & gas companies in Kenya 23
4 Data analysis and Research findings 26
4.1 Introduction 26
4.2 Analysis of the most adopted policies 26
4.3 Analysis of the benefits accrued from adopting green supply chain management 28
4.4 Analysis of challenges faced by firms practicing green supply chain management 30
4.5 Analysis of enablers that have facilitated the adoption of green supply chain management 32
5 Summary, Recommendation and Conclusion 34
5.1 Introduction 34
5.2 Summary 34
5.3 Recommendation 35
5.4 Limitations of the study 35
5.5 Suggestions for further research 35
5.6 Conclusions 36
References 37
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background
The introduction gives insight into the concept of sustainable procurement and supply chain management….