Importance The research examines what impact sustainable development factors of supply chain have on general efficiency and corporate development. Objectives The research analyzes how the efficiency of supply chain influences corporate development. Methods The methodological framework includes formal logic, systems approach and analysis of statistical data, and expert assessments and designs of the mathematical model. Results As the research proves, if sustainable development principles are integrated into the supply chain, they will increase its efficiency, influencing corporate operations in sustainable development. We identified and systematized requirements to disclosures on the supply chain in financial statements and provided our advice on the improvement of indicators, evaluated the significance of implementing sustainable supply chain for various companies. We designed a model verifying that efficiency of the supply chain increased and had a positive effect on corporate operations when operations of the supply chain complied with sustainable development requirements. Conclusions and Relevance Drawing upon economic, environmental and social aspects, the entity may win a number of competitive advantages. The reliable supply chain will create, maintain and increase environmental, social and economic value for all interested parties in the long-run. The findings can be used to take reasonable managerial decisions when sustainable chains are integrated and managed, and sustainable development principles are handled.
Keywords: supply chain, sustainable development, efficiency, business
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