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Eco-Innovation and the Development of Business Models


Lessons from Experience and New Frontiers in Theory and Practice.

Series: “Greening of Industry Network Studies”, Vol. 2
Azevedo, S.G., Brandenburg, M., Carvalho, H., Cruz-Machado, V. (Eds.) 2014, XIX, 314 p.

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Collaboration for sustainability and Innovation: A Role for Sustainability Driven by the Global South? 

New Book


A Cross-Boarder, Multi-Stakeholder Perspective.

Series: “Greening of Industry Networks Studies”, Vol. 3.

Vazquez-Brust, Diego A.; Sarkis, Joseph; Cordeir, James J. (Eds.) 2014, XXV, 322 p. 
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  Green Growth: Managing the Transition to Sustainable Economies
(2012) Springer Publishers
Edited by Vazquez Brust, Diego and Sarkis, Joseph. GIN book series from GIN2010 Conference held in Seoul, South Korea, with the theme “Climate Change and Green Growth: Innovating for Sustainabilty”. Click here  for the website of the book.
  Facilitating Sustainable Innovation through Collaboration: A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective
Springer, ISBN 978-90-481-3158-7, 2010. Edited by Sarkis, Joseph; Cordeiro, James J; Vazquez Brust, Diego. 
Many of papers were first presented as papers at the GIN2009 conference in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. 
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  The Business of Sustainable Mobility: From Vision to Reality 
Greenleaf Publishing, ISBN 1 874719 80 2, July 2006, Click here.
Edited by Paul Nieuwenhuis and Peter Wells, Cardiff University, UK; Philip J. Vergragt, Tellus Institute, USA; drawing on papers and presentations from the GIN2003 conference in San Francisco, Innovating for Sustainability. 
  Partnership and Leadership: Building Alliances for a Sustainable Future
Theo de Bruijn and Arnold Tukker, Editors. Kluwer Academic Publishers ISBN 1-4020-0431-1, January 2002.
Go to Springer/Kluwer  for full description, chapters and authors and order information.
 
     
  Ahead of the Curve: Cases of Innovation in Environmental Management
Ken Green, Peter Groenewegen, and Peter Hofman, Editors. Kluwer Academic Publishers ISBN 0-7923-6804-5 January 2001.
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  Sustainability Strategies for Industry: The Future of Corporate Practice 
Nigel J. Roome (ed.) 1998. Washington DC: Island Press.
Sustainability Strategies for Industry provides a multidisciplinary examination of the meaning of sustainability and its practical implications for industry.
It defines sustainability in an industrial context and addresses how the shift to sustainability will affect the role of industry in society and its relationships with consumers, employees, and the community at large. Contributors examine new industrial approaches and consider the key elements needed to achieve sustainable practice.
 
     
  The Greening of Industry Resource Guide and Bibliography
Peter Groenewegen, Kurt Fischer, Edith G. Jenkins and Johan Schot (eds.) 1996. Washington DC: Island Press.
Through a series of essays and annotated references, this book presents analysis and commentary drawn from a variety of sources that examine critical issues in today’s changing business environment. 
It is a valuable guide to the most respected and useful research on industrial sustainability, and can provide the basis for effective policies, strategies and actions for both businesses and policy makers.
Chapters address specific economic, social, and technical issues, including: environmental performance assessment, cleaner production, strategic cooperation and product life cycle management, organizational learning and personal development, and greening leadership for developing countries.
  Environmental Strategies for Industry: International Perspectives on Research Needs and Policy Implications
Kurt Fischer and Johan Schot (eds.). 1993. Washington DC: Island Press.
Many large companies and multinational corporations are beginning to develop innovative environmental strategies which acknowledge that sound environmental policies can actually enhance competitiveness and increase market share by reducing resource use and waste while at the same time appealing to informed consumers.
This represents a fundamental shift away from regulatory compliance and crisis management – this acclaimed book explores the transition.