Sustainability Publications & Thesis



Velázquez-­‐Martínez J.C., Fransoo J.C., Blanco E.E. and Mora-­‐Vargas, J, “The Impact of Carbon Footprint Aggregation on Realizing Emission Targets”. Submitted September 2011.

Blanco, E.E. and Zampieri, F.A., “Different Perspectives on Carbon Footprint Allocation of a Food Delivery Service,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, December 2010.

Craig A., Blanco E.E. and Sheffi Y., “Measuring Supply Chain Carbon Efficiency,” Proceedings of the 20th POMS Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2009, 011-­‐0690.

Blanco, E.E., “Stay Ahead of the GHG Curve,” Inside Supply Management, April 2011, 32-­‐33.

Blanco, E.E. “Supply Chain Carbon Footprints Are Here To Stay,” Supply Chain Brain, January/February 2011.

Blanco, E.E. and A.J. Craig, “The Value of Detailed Logistics Information in Carbon Footprints,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Paper, October 2009.

Blanco, E.E. and A.J. Craig, “The Banana Carbon Footprint Case Study,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Paper, September 2009.

Kwan C.T. and Blanco E.E., “Systems Dynamic Modeling of the SmartWay Transport Partnership,” Second International Symposium on Engineering Systems, June 15-­‐17, 2009.

Blanco, E.E. and Tan, K.C., “The EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership,” MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Research Paper, May 2009.

Blanco, E.E. et. al., “Chiquita and MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Aim High on Defining Carbon Footprint Measurement,” Distribution Business Management Journal, Volume 8, 80-­‐81, 2009.

Blanco, E.E., “Looking at Green in the Eye,” Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, February 2009.

Blanco, E.E., “A Guide to the Carbon-­‐Efficient Supply Chain”, Chapters IV and V, 31-­‐56, IOMA, 2008

Blanco, E.E., “Green Strategies in Supply Chains,” Revista Logistec No. 49, 4-­‐6, 2008.

Supervised Student Thesis

Doctoral Theses

Velázquez-Martinez, Josué C., “Implementation of Carbon Footprint in the PIDRP Using a Multi-objective Optimization Approach,” expected June 2013. (Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, CEM)

Craig, Anthony J., “A Decentralized Life Cycle Assessment Approach to Measuring Supply Chain Carbon Efficiency,” expected June 2012. (ESD, co-supervised with Prof. Yossi Sheffi)

M.Sc. Thesis

Zampieri, Filippo, “The Impact of Third Party Logistics in Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategies,” December 2010. (IST, co-supervised with Prof. Ana Póvoa)

Weller, Christian, “Carbon Footprints in Global Supply Chains – A Life Cycle Assessment in the Food Industry,” March 2010. (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany; co-supervised with Prof. Dr. Helm)

Tan, Kwan Chong, “Stimulating Carbon Efficient Supply Chains: Carbon Labels and Voluntary Public Private Partnerships,” June 2009. (ESD Technology and Public Policy)

M.Eng. Thesis

Keane, Emily and Mulvey, Erin, “Design of a Scalable Reusable Carton Packaging Program for Office Supplies at MIT,” June 2011.

Agbonkhese, Sophie, “Achieving Economic Returns from an Environmental and Socially Sustainable Supply Chain,” June 2010.

Castaño, Andres, “Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy,” Zaragoza Logistics Center, June 2010.

Chow,Kendall and Ng, Joshua, “Sustainable Packaging in Retail Delivery,” June 2010.

Andrieu, Nellie & Weiss, Lee, “Transport Mode and Network Architecture: Carbon Footprint as a New Decision Metric,” June 2008.

Bowman, Peyton, “Energy Efficient Logistic Parks,” Zaragoza Logistics Center, June 2008.

Macan, Nicholas, “Carbon Reduction in Supply Chains: The Strategic Case,” June 2008.