Special Issue "Economic, Social, and Environmental Sustainability in the Post COVID-19 World"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 September 2023) | Viewed by 20948
Interests: financial economics; environmental economics; energy economics
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world changes in supply chains and financial commodity markets forced many companies to adopt a different view to their operations and distribution problems. İncreasing prices caused many retailers to reduce the number of items they hold thus leading to empty shelves. Queues in gas stations due to lack of drivers caused by Pandemic controls were visible in some countries. As a result of the Pandemic many consumers also felt that they needed to reduce their consumption and emphasize sustainability considerations more than ever. As the post Pandemic days bring new challenges to the understanding of various facets of sustainability, a scientific treatment of this topic is also timely. The three pillars of sustainability (3Ps) have been widely discussed since 1990s. However the trauma induced by the Pandemic on humanity has motivated consumers and producers alike to take another look at the resource consumption and social inequality problems. In terms of operations and logistics, companies have begun to discuss near sourcing and designing simpler models with fewer parts. In terms of economics and public finance, countries have started to discuss universal income for all the residents. Consumers on the other hand have paid more attention to recycling and environmentally friendly products. All these above discussed issues could be discussed by academics from Economics, International Relations and Management fields. It is the aim of this special issue to bring together the different disciplines to explore the changing views on the dimensions of sustainability after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prof. Dr. Yilmaz Bayar
Dr. Ulas Akkucuk
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- economic sustainability
- social sustainability
- environmental sustainability
- green logistics
- social policies
- sustainable operations