Sustainable and resilient extractive and circular economies under uncertainty

Sustainable and resilient extractive and circular economies under uncertainty

Submission date: 28th February 2021

Guest editors

Associate Professor Larissa Statsenko, University of South Australia


Associate Professor Nicholas Chileshe, University of South Australia


Dr Rebekka Volk, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association


Dr Peter Warrian, University of Toronto, Canada


Indicative list of anticipated themes

Papers are sought from different perspectives focusing on conceptual issues and empirical studies, which could revolve around (but are not limited to), the following themes:

  • Sustainable supply chains: material, component and systems performance (recycling & circular economy), reverse logistics supply chain management (RLSCM), closed-loop supply chains, advanced waste management practices and management, sustainability criteria, indicators, measurement and practices.
  • Industry 4.0 and supply chain digitalisation: application Industry 4.0 technologies in operations, project delivery systems, mining operations and construction site logistics. 
  • Resilient supply chains and project delivery systems: end-to-end supply chain visibility and illumination, supply network modeling, supply chain collaborative practices and culture, risk management, frameworks for systemic and cascading risks.
  • Organizational management, research methodologies and systemic innovations: sociopolitical, legal and regulatory, technological, market, and cultural enablers for transformative changes in extractive and construction sectors; leadership and management; stakeholder engagement.
  • Case studies: application of organizational, legal and regulatory, and managerial frameworks to facilitate transformative changes and systemic innovations in extractive and construction sectors.

Key dates

Submission window opens: 1st September 2020

Submission closes: 28th February 2021

Submission details

All submissions must be made via Scholar One.

For more information, please see the author guidelines.

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