It is indeed a real pleasure to announce the publication of this special issue, Sustainable Operation in Manufacturing Enterprise (SOME), for Annals of Operations Research. Overall , many papers were received for this special issue, and based on reviewer reports the best papers are included in this issue. This special issue is focused primarily on the three sustainable aspects, 3Ps of sustainability: proit, planet, and people. The accepted papers focus on sustainability, circular economy, mutli-criteria decision making (MCDM), optimization modelling using mixed integer linear/non-linear program (MLP/MINLP), and data envel-opment analysis (DEA) having some applications to industry and society were considered. A special thanks goes to all the authors and to the learned reviewers for their tireless eforts in providing constructive and useful feedback that helped in making decisions on the papers. On behalf of the Guest Editors, we would like to express our sincere thanks to Editor-in-Chief Endre Boros, for providing us an opportunity to publish this collection of papers and Publications Managers Katie D'Agosta and Ann Pulido for their support in making this special issue a success.