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Facilitating Sustainable Innovation through Collaboration

A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective

  • Joseph Sarkis
  • James J. Cordeiro
  • Diego Vazquez Brust

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Joseph Sarkis, James J. Cordeiro, Diego Alfonso Vazquez Brust
    Pages 1-16
  3. Reine Karlsson, Mikael Backman, AnnaKarin Djupenström
    Pages 17-39
  4. Martin Lehmann, Per Christensen, Björn Johnson
    Pages 41-58
  5. Kjell-Erik Bugge, Bill O’Gorman, Ian Hill, Friederike Welter
    Pages 77-96
  6. Bruce Simmons, Robyn Bushell, Jennifer Scott
    Pages 185-201
  7. Freek van der Pluijm, Karen Marie Miller, Augusto Cuginotti
    Pages 203-216
  8. Haiying Lin, Nicole Darnall
    Pages 233-246
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 265-272

About this book


"Facilitating Sustainable Innovation through Collaboration" takes an unusually international perspective of sustainable innovation with contributions from Australia, Europe, and North America. Prominent policy makers, scientific researchers and practitioners in this field provide various inputs and analyses relating to the development of sustainable innovations. It is expected that policy makers, organizations, individual researchers, students and even communities can further develop and implement concepts and practices by drawing on the variety of projects and theoretical foundations presented in this volume.

Topics include environmental supply chain management, regional sustainability strategy, the ‘Triple Helix’ collaboration, and specific technological developments and advances in this area. A reader can thus quickly build a comprehensive and state-of-the-art understanding of the field of sustainable innovation and its future directions. This broad perspective is needed for a complex and evolving field such as sustainability.


Collaboration and Networks Environmental Supply Chain Management Regional Development Sustainable Innovation Triple Helix development organization

Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph Sarkis
    • 1
  • James J. Cordeiro
    • 2
  • Diego Vazquez Brust
    • 3
  1. 1.Clark UniversityWorcesterUSA
  2. 2.College at BrockportState University of New York, BrockportBrockportUSA
  3. 3.ESRC Centre for Business Relationships,, Accountability, Sustainability &Cardiff UniversityCardiffUnited Kingdom

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