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Business Models for Sustainable Innovation: State of the Art and Steps Towards a Research Agenda
The aim of this paper is to advance research on sustainable innovation by adopting a business model perspective. Through a confrontation of the literature on both topics we find that research onExpand
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Mapping the green product development field: engineering, policy and business perspectives
The literature study on which we report here is based on a cross-disciplinary database containing around 650 articles, taken from the engineering, management, and policy studies disciplines. WeExpand
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The dynamics of industrial symbiosis: A proposal for a conceptual framework based upon a comprehensive literature review
Abstract There is increasing evidence that throughout the world, firms, governmental agencies and NGOs are seeking to stimulate industrial symbiosis. This concept and its application have also beenExpand
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Sustainable innovation, business models and economic performance: an overview
Sustainable development requires radical and systemic innovations. Such innovations can be more effectively created and studied when building on the concept of business models. This concept providesExpand
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An industrial ecology project in practice: Exploring the boundaries of decision-making levels in regional industrial systems
Industrial ecology is a label under which many linkages between production and consumption processes are grouped. This article is based on a social science approach, ranging from organisationalExpand
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Levels of Institutional Capacity and Actor Expectations About Industrial Symbiosis
One assumption underlying the work on industrial symbiosis (IS) is that certain social conditions must be fulfilled in order for firms to develop symbiotic linkages. In this article we add depth toExpand
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An agenda for sustainability transitions research: State of the art and future directions
Research on sustainability transitions has expanded rapidly in the last ten years, diversified in terms of topics and geographical applications, and deepened with respect to theories and methods.Expand
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Eco-industrial parks : stimulating sustainable development in mixed industrial parks
In several industrialised countries, there have occurred initiatives to establish eco-industrial parks. Originally, these were mainly based upon the exchange of resources between heavy industries inExpand
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Industrial Symbiosis Dynamics and the Problem of Equivalence: Proposal for a Comparative Framework
Summary Industrial symbiosis (IS), one of the founding notions within the field of industrial ecology, has diffused throughout significant parts of the world as a practice that can reduce theExpand
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National Contexts Matter: The Co-Evolution of Sustainability Standards in Global Value Chains
In this paper, we investigate the role of key industry and other stakeholders and their embeddedness in particular national contexts in driving the proliferation and co-evolution of sustainabilityExpand
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