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Table 1 Attributes for sustainability assessment

From: Sustainability assessment of food supply chains: an application to local and global bread in Italy

Dimensions of sustainability Attributes
Economic Affordability
Environmental Biodiversity
Social Connection and labour relations
Social Consumer behavior
Economic and environmental Economic and ecological efficiency
Economic Farmers income and value added received
Social and ethical Food security
Economic and ethical Governance/even distribution of power
Social Information and Communication
Health Nutrition
Economic Profitability/competitiveness
Economic Resilience and local development
Environmental Resource use and pollution
Ethical Responsibility
Health Safety
Economic Technological innovation
Social and ethical Territoriality
Health Traceability
Environmental and economic Waste
  1. Source: adapted from Kirwan et al. 2014