Green Virtual Enterprises and Their Breeding Environments

  title={Green Virtual Enterprises and Their Breeding Environments},
  author={David Romero and Arturo Molina},
The Industrial Ecology (IE) is a new interdisciplinary field focused on sustainable development. IE aims to the shifting of industrial processes from open-loop systems where different resources move through a system to become wastes to a closed-loop system where wastes become inputs for new processes. This paper introduces a Green Virtual Enterprise (GVE) model as an emerging sustainable manufacturing and logistics mode focused on offering, delivering and recovering green products to/from the… 

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