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Sustainable Economic Development

Green Economy and Green Growth

  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Diana-Mihaela Pociovalisteanu
  • Abul Quasem Al-Amin

Part of the World Sustainability Series book series (WSUSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Antonis A. Zorpas, Irene Voukkali, Pantelitsa Loizia
    Pages 31-48
  3. Begum Sertyesilisik, Egemen Sertyesilisik
    Pages 49-65
  4. Farzana Quoquab, Jihad Mohammad
    Pages 115-125
  5. Elias Silva Gallina, Lianne de Oliveira Cruz, Fernanda Matias
    Pages 127-139
  6. Magdalena Ziolo, Filip Fidanoski, Kiril Simeonovski, Vladimir Filipovski, Katerina Jovanovska
    Pages 187-211
  7. Camelia Catalina Mihalciuc, Anisoara Niculina Apetri
    Pages 213-231
  8. Florian Marcel Nuţă, Alina Cristina Nuţă
    Pages 233-241
  9. Verónica Paula Lima Ribeiro, Sónia Maria da Silva Monteiro, Ana Maria de Abreu e Moura
    Pages 293-319

About this book


This book introduces the influence and impacts of green economy and green growth on sustainable economic development. Combining empirical and theoretical information, it provides detailed descriptions of state-of-the-art approaches, methods and initiatives from around the globe that illustrate green policies and demonstrate how green growth can be implemented on an international scale. It also includes analyses of specific issues, such as public policies and sustainable development plans that influence industry and increase trade in environmental goods and services – the way to a greener economy, green tourism, green agriculture, green learning and green equilibrium in modern society. Matters such as green procurement, environmentally oriented implementation strategies, and the importance of employee skills in the development of a sustainable future workforce are described, as well as a selection of tools that can be used to foster sustainable growth, green economies and green growth.

The book also offers a timely contribution to the dissemination of approaches and methods that improve the way we perceive and utilize natural resources and the technologies designed to protect them. Puts forward new ideas for creating a more sustainable future.


Campus Greening Green Economy Green Growth Sustainability Research Sustainable Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 1
  • Diana-Mihaela Pociovalisteanu
    • 2
  • Abul Quasem Al-Amin
    • 3
  1. 1.HAW Hamburg and Manchester Metropolitan UniversityHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Economics and Business Administration"Constantin Brancusi" University of Targu-JiuTargu-JiuRomania
  3. 3.International Business School (IBS)Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)Kuala LumpurMalaysia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Sustainable Economic Development
  • Book Subtitle Green Economy and Green Growth
  • Editors Walter Leal Filho
    Diana-Mihaela Pociovalisteanu
    Abul Quasem Al-Amin
  • Series Title World Sustainability Series
  • Series Abbreviated Title World Sustainability Series
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science Earth and Environmental Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-45079-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-83204-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-45081-0
  • Series ISSN 2199-7373
  • Series E-ISSN 2199-7381
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 331
  • Number of Illustrations 17 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Sustainable Development
    Economic Growth
    Environmental Management
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