Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environments: A Sustainable Industrial Development Model for a Circular Economy

  title={Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environments: A Sustainable Industrial Development Model for a Circular Economy},
  author={David Romero and Arturo Molina},
A Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environment (GVBE) is a long-term strategic alliance of green enterprises and their related support institutions aimed at offering the necessary conditions to efficiently promote the sharing and recycling of resources such as: information, materials, water, energy and/or infrastructure with the intention of achieving sustainable development in a collaborative way. A GVBE can be a three-level holistic sustainable industrial development model for achieving a… 

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