Key Performance Indicators Identification and Prioritization for Environmental Sustainability in the Cement Manufacturing Industry in Pakistan Using Analytical Hierarchy Process

  • Rashid Nawaz UET Peshawar
  • Iftikhar Hussain UET Peshawar
  • Sikandar Bilal Khattak UET Peshawar
Keywords: Analytical hierarchy process, environmental sustainability, , key performance indicators, carbon foot print, cement

Abstract

This paper examines the role of Key performance Indicators (KPIs) that are believed to influence the environmental sustainability of cement production in Pakistan. Environmental sustainability decision requires a scientific approach of identifying and prioritization of KPIs. The cement industries are confronted with challenges to implement sustainable manufacturing processes. The data gathered through questionnaire distributed among 213 respondents representing 24 cement plants was analyzed using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP). The proposed KPIs are supposed to assist the decision makers in achieving environmental sustainability. Among the 11 KPIs identified, the KPI “Total amount of Emissions in Metric tons of CO2 equivalent per year” was identified as having the highest impact on environmental sustainability. 

Author Biographies

Rashid Nawaz, UET Peshawar

PhD Scholar

Assistant Professor 

Deaprtment of Industrial Engineering, 

University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar

Iftikhar Hussain, UET Peshawar

Professor 

 

Deaprtment of Industrial Engineering, 

University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar

Sikandar Bilal Khattak, UET Peshawar

Assistant Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering 

UET Peshawar

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Nawaz, R., Hussain, I., & Khattak, S. (2018, December 31). Key Performance Indicators Identification and Prioritization for Environmental Sustainability in the Cement Manufacturing Industry in Pakistan Using Analytical Hierarchy Process. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES, 37(2). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.25211/jeas.v37i2.2233