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

  • Rashid Nawaz Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Iftikhar Hussain Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Sikandar Bilal Khattak Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
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 is believed to influence the environmental sustainability of cement production of 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 were 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, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

PhD Scholar

Assistant Professor 

Department of Industrial Engineering, 

University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar

Iftikhar Hussain, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

Professor 

Department of Industrial Engineering, 

University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar

Sikandar Bilal Khattak, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

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. B. (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), 95-101. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.25211/jeas.v37i2.2233

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