Cross-Sector Leadership for the Green Economy: Integrating Research and Practice on Sustainable…

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

byAlfred Marcus, Paul Shrivastava, Sanjay Sharma

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Technology breakthroughs in sustainable renewable energy and energy conservation technologies require that there be a strong institutional ecosystem in place which supports innovation, but the nature of this foundation and how it works particularly in the area of sustainable renewable energy technology and energy conservation is not well-known. Becoming a leader necessitates new forms of cross-sector cooperation. Institutions from the public, private, and non-profit sectors must discover new ways to act in concert to bring about change.

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Technology breakthroughs in sustainable renewable energy and energy conservation technologies require that there be a strong institutional ecosystem in place which supports innovation, but the nature of this foundation and how it works particularly in the area of sustainable renewable energy technology and energy conservation is not we...

ALFRED MARCUS teaches and conducts research in strategic management, macroeconomics, business ethics, and business and the natural environment. He has been chair of the Carlson School's Strategic Management and Organization Department, director of the Carlson School's Strategic Management Research Center, and a visiting professor at M...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.71 × 6.12 × 0.94 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230119409

ISBN - 13:9780230119406

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Part 1 Institutions Matter * 1.The Role of Institutions in Wind Energy -Michelle Bernard, Michael Craig, Itai Sened * 2. Regulatory Risk and Clean Tech Investment -Sonja Lüthi and Rolf Wüstenhagen * 3. How Regulatory Uncertainty Impedes the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions -Jens Hamprecht, David C. Sprengel, Volker H. Hoffmann * 4. Why Some Managers Expect To Benefit from Public Policies and Others Do Not -Alfred Marcus, Susan Cohen, and Kathleen Sutcliffe Part 2 Innovation Matters * 5. Rethinking Sustainability, Innovation and Financial Performance -Timo Busch, Bryan T. Stinchfield, Matthew S. Wood * 6. What Kinds of PV Projects Do Debt Capital Providers Prefer to Finance? -Florian Ludeke-Freund and Moritz Loock * 7. Path Dependence and Creation in Venture Capital Investment -Alfred Marcus, Shmuel Ellis, Joel Malen, Israel Drori, and Itai Sened * 8. High Tech Cluster Revolution from an Organizational Ecology Perspective Debbie de Lange * 9.Shecopreneurs: Stitching Global Eco-systems in the Ethical Fashion Industry -Kim Poldner, Oana Branzei, and Chris Steyaert Part 3 Global Supply Chains Matter * 10.Institutionalizing Proactive Sustainability Standards in Supply Chains  -Jörg H. Grimm, Joerg S. Hofstetter, Martina Mueggler, Nils Peters * 11.Supply Chain Structure and its Impact on Supplier Socially Responsible Practices -Amrou Awaysheh, Robert D. Klassen * 12.Going Green by Exporting - Emilio Galdeano-Gómez, Eva Carmona-Moreno, José Céspedes-Lorente * 13.Internationalization, Innovativeness, and Proactive Environmental Strategy Among Small and Medium Enterprises - Javier Aguilera-Carcuel, M. Angeles Escudero-Torres, Eulogio Cordon-Pozo, Nuria Esther Hurtado-Torres Part 4 New Forms of Cross-Sector Cooperation Matter * 14. Why Do Private Firms Invest in Public Goods -Gurneeta Vasudeva, Hildy Teegen * 15.Voices from the Field: The Green Economy Partnership Process -Jack Hogin, Georgia Rubenstein * 16.Conclusions from Research and Practice -Alfred Marcus