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Title Innovation for sustainability : business transformations towards a better world / Nancy Bocken, Paavo Ritala, Laura Albareda, Robert Verburg, editors.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]

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Series Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth, 2662-1320.
Palgrave studies in sustainable business in association with future Earth. 2662-1320.
Subject Sustainable development.
Technological innovations -- Environmental aspects.
Alt Name Bocken, Nancy,
Ritala, Paavo,
Albareda, Laura,
Verburg, Robert,
Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 457 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents 1. Introduction: Innovation for Sustainability / Robert Verburg -- pt. I Systemic View -- the Big Picture -- 2. Innovation for Sustainability: Sceptical, Pragmatic, and Idealist Perspectives on the Role of Business as a Driver for Change / Paavo Ritala -- 3. Innovation for Sustainability: Literature Review and Bibliometric Analysis / Arash Hajikhani -- 4. Environmental Factors in Business Engagement in Innovation for Sustainability / Edurne A. Inigo -- 5. Circular Business Model Innovation for Sustainable Development / Rikke Dorothea Huulgaard -- 6. Business-Driven Ecological Innovations in Green Growth Strategies / Mohammad Al-Saidi -- pt. II Strategy and Leadership for a Sustainability Transition -- 7. Leadership, Innovation, and Sustainability / Robert Verburg -- 8. Leadership and Goal Setting for Sustainable Innovation Projects in Large Businesses / Ilka Weissbrod -- 9. Exploring the Pitfalls of Systemic Innovations for Sustainability / Antero Kutvonen -- 10. Toward Smart and Sustainable Business Models in Retail / Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen -- 11. Business Model Innovation for Sustainability Through Localism / Linn Meidell Dybdahl -- 12. Identifying Strategies for Sustainable Entrepreneurship / Hannu Rantanen -- pt. III Measurement and Assessment of Sustainable Innovation -- 13. Sustainable Innovation Measurement: Approaches and Challenges / Nuwan Gunarathne -- 14. Assessing the Impact of Sustainable Business Models: Challenges, Key Issues and Future Research Opportunities / Josef-Peter Schoggl -- 15. Reversing Materiality: From a Reactive Matrix to a Proactive SDG Agenda / Laura Lucht -- 16. Intentional Design for Diversity as Pathway to Scalable Sustainability Impact / Jo M.L. van Engelen -- 17. How Firms' Strategic Environmental Goals Influence Product Innovation / Reynir Smari Atlason -- pt. IV Tools, Methods and Technologies -- 18. Experimentation for Sustainable Innovation / Ilka Weissbrod -- 19. Experimenting with Circular Business Models -- A Process-Oriented Approach / Nancy Bocken -- 20. Game-Based Approaches to Sustainable Innovation / Gerben Kijne -- 21. Circular Economy Inspired Imaginaries for Sustainable Innovations / Annika Tidstrom -- 22. The Impacts of Digital Technologies on Innovating for Sustainability / Sabrina Schneider -- 23. Online Platforms and the Circular Economy / Erik Jan Hultink.
Summary The aim of this edited book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the opportunities and challenges related to innovation for sustainability. Combining work from both emerging and established scholars in different academic fields, this book provides an integrated understanding of the topic from four perspectives. First, the big picture: frameworks, types, and drivers; second, strategy and leadership; third, measurement and assessment and fourth, tools, methods and technologies. Chapter 11 of this book is available open access under a CC BY 4.0 license at
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9783319973852
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-97
OCLC # 1105179696
Additional Format Print version: Innovation for sustainability. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019] 3319973843 9783319973845 (OCoLC)1042352683.

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