Sustainability awareness in industrial organizations

Ibrahim H. Garbie*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

16 Citations (Scopus)


The main goal of this paper is to explore new an approach to measure the degree or percentage of sustainability awareness in industrial organizations. This evaluation was be conducted through in-depth interviews with main stakeholders and the assessment approach was developed in theoretical concept and its applicability was directly tested in one small and medium-sized industrial organization. The designed questionnaire will be distributed among stakeholders and the collected data will be analyzed and discussed individual and aggregated. A real life case study will be used to illustrate the proposed approach of estimating the degree of awareness, and the new assessment approach can be used as a template to assess the current state of awareness in industrial organizations. The results show that the awareness of sustainability is different from one stakeholder to another.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia CIRP
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event12th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, GCSM 2014 - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Duration: Sept 22 2014Sept 24 2014


Other12th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, GCSM 2014
CityJohor Bahru


  • Assessment
  • Awareness
  • Sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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