Eco-Innovation: When Sustainability and Competitiveness Shake Hands by Javier Carrillo-HermosillaEco-Innovation: When Sustainability and Competitiveness Shake Hands by Javier Carrillo-Hermosilla

Eco-Innovation: When Sustainability and Competitiveness Shake Hands

byJavier Carrillo-Hermosilla, P. Del R González, Totti Könn

Hardcover | August 28, 2009

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Eco-Innovation considers the impact industry has on our environmental surroundings whilst exploring the need for more sustainable development. The concept of sustainable development and the general understanding of the interdependence of the environment and the economy are both examined in this thought-provoking new book.
DR JAVIER CARRILLO-HERMOSILLA is currently Head of the Department of Economic Environment and Executive Director of the Centre for Eco-Intelligent Management at IE Business School, Spain. He is also a Visiting Researcher at the University of Cambridge and an Independent Expert assisting the European Commission with the evaluation of FP...
Title:Eco-Innovation: When Sustainability and Competitiveness Shake HandsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.82 inPublished:August 28, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202063

ISBN - 13:9780230202061


Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction 1.1 Sustainability versus competitiveness? 1.2 Towards sustainability AND competitiveness through eco-innovation 1.3 How to read this book What is Eco-innovation? 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Defining eco-innovation 2.3 Dimensions of eco-innovation 2.4 Dashboard of eco-innovation 2.5 Discussion Barriers to Eco-innovation 3.1 Introduction 3.2 How can we classify the barriers to (and drivers of) eco-innovation? Policy Strategies to Promote Eco-innovation 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Why should eco-innovation be promoted publicly? 4.3 What should the main elements of a policy approach to promote eco-innovation be? 4.4 What types of specific measures are out there? 4.5 What measures are more appropriate for tackling specific barriers to eco-innovation? 4.6 What measures are most appropriate for promoting specific types of eco-innovation? Business Strategies for Eco-innovation 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Design dimensions of eco-innovation 5.3 User dimensions of eco-innovation 5.4 Product service dimensions in eco-innovation 5.5 Corporate governance for eco-innovation 5.6 Conclusions Eco-innovation in practice 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Case 1: Ecocement 6.3 Case 2: Automated vacuum system for waste collection 6.4 Case 3: High speed train system 6.5 Case 4: EcoWorx, carpet backing 6.6 Case 5: Carbon Capture and Storage 6.7 Case 6: Hybrid Synergy Drive 6.8 Case 7: Green Hotel Project Conclusions