Innovation Strategies in Environmental Science

Innovation Strategies in Environmental Science
Author: Charis M. Galanakis
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2019-08-20
ISBN 10: 0128173831
ISBN 13: 9780128173831
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovation Strategies in Environmental Science Book Review:

Innovation Strategies in Environmental Science introduces and examines economically viable innovations to optimize performance and sustainability. By exploring short and long-term strategies for the development of networks and platform development, along with suggestions for open innovation, chapters discuss sustainable development ideas in key areas such as urban management/eco-design and conclude with case studies of end-user-inclusive strategies for the water supply sector. This book is an important resource for environmental and sustainability scientists interested in introducing innovative practices into their work to minimize environmental impacts. Presents problem-oriented research and solutions Offers strategies for minimizing or avoiding the environmental impacts of industrial production Includes case studies on topics such as end user-inclusive innovation strategies for the water supply sector

Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation

Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation
Author: David Wallace
Publsiher: Earthscan
Total Pages: 282
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 9781853832888
ISBN 13: 185383288X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation Book Review:

How can policy-makers pursue environmental goals while simultaneously keeping the burdens on industry to a minimum? Why does innovation play the key role in this balancing act, and what are the implications for the development of sustainable industrial societies? This book examines the evolution of environmental policy in 6 OECD countries. Through numerous examples, it contrasts the widely-varying political and regulatory styles and their consequences for innovation. Two industry-specific case studies provide a transnational perspective on the co-evolution of technology and environmental policy. The book concludes that innovation can be successfully harnessed by setting credible, long-term environmental goals and ensuring that regulatory instruments are grounded in flexibility, dialogue and trust.

Environment and Innovation

Environment and Innovation
Author: Clara Inés Pardo Martínez,Alexander Cotte Poveda
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2021-09-15
ISBN 10: 1000461769
ISBN 13: 9781000461763
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environment and Innovation Book Review:

This book seeks to show the role of sustainability and innovation in the business and productive sector as good strategy to improve performance and contribute to growth and sustainable development through innovative strategies applied to the management process. Different public and private organizations seek to maintain their business and market share, while developing strategies to improve environmental performance through innovation and address new challenges that seek a productive sector responsible on environmental issues. This book offers an analysis of the relationship between sustainability and innovation in production with the aim to offer strategies to improve sustainability performance.

Environment and Innovation

Environment and Innovation
Author: Clara Inés Pardo Martínez,Alexander Cotte Poveda
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2021-09-15
ISBN 10: 1000461742
ISBN 13: 9781000461749
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environment and Innovation Book Review:

This book seeks to show the role of sustainability and innovation in the business and productive sector as good strategy to improve performance and contribute to growth and sustainable development through innovative strategies applied to the management process. Different public and private organizations seek to maintain their business and market share, while developing strategies to improve environmental performance through innovation and address new challenges that seek a productive sector responsible on environmental issues. This book offers an analysis of the relationship between sustainability and innovation in production with the aim to offer strategies to improve sustainability performance.

Sustainable Innovation

Sustainable Innovation
Author: Cosmina L. Voinea,Nadine Roijakkers,Ward Ooms
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-04-14
ISBN 10: 1000337804
ISBN 13: 9781000337808
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Innovation Book Review:

The most important theme of the discourse on sustainable development and sustainability challenges concerns the relationship between innovation and sustainability. This book represents a realistic critical overview of the state of affairs of sustainable innovations, offering an accessible and comprehensive diagnostic point of reference for both the academic and practitioner worlds. In order for sustainable innovation to truly become mainstream practice in business it is necessary to find out how organizations can strategically and efficiently accommodate sustainability and innovation in such a manner that they accomplish value capturing (for firms, stakeholders, and for society), not merely creating a return on the social responsibility agenda. Addressing this challenge, the book draws together research from a range of perspectives in order to understand the potential shifts and barriers, benefits, and outcomes from all angles: inception, strategic process, and impact for companies and society. The book also delivers insights of (open) innovation in public sector organizations, which is not so much a process of invention as it is one of adoption and diffusion. It examines how the environmental pillar of the triple bottom line in private firms is often a by-product of thinking about the economic pillar, where cost reductions may be achieved through process innovation in terms of eliminating waste and reducing energy consumption. The impact of open innovation on process innovation, and sustainable process innovation in particular, is an underexplored area but is examined in this book. It also considers the role of the individual entrepreneur in bringing about sustainable innovation; entrepreneurs, their small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as the innovation ecosystems they build play a significant role in generating sustainable innovations where these smaller organizations are much more flexible than large organizations in targeting societal needs and challenges. The readership will incorporate PhD students and postgraduate researchers, as well as practitioners from organizational advisory fields.

Sustainable Development and Environment Management

Sustainable Development and Environment Management
Author: Abdeen Mustafa Omer
Publsiher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
Total Pages: 403
Release: 2015-06-01
ISBN 10: 9781634639736
ISBN 13: 1634639731
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Development and Environment Management Book Review:

This is an introduction to present sustainable development including its processes, challenges and prospects. We are living in an era of rapid technological change where innovation has increased exponentially. Accordingly, companies with cutting-edge research are facing lots of challenges in creating new products to enable a sustainable human existence and to ensure their acceptance by the society, especially when we hear of reports like tomorrow's market signaling that the current trends are leading to an unsustainable human society. The relevance and importance of the study is discussed in the communication, which also highlights the objectives of the study and the scope of the book.

Innovation Oriented Environmental Regulation

Innovation Oriented Environmental Regulation
Author: J. Hemmelskamp,K. Rennings,F. Leone
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 347
Release: 2013-11-27
ISBN 10: 3662120690
ISBN 13: 9783662120699
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovation Oriented Environmental Regulation Book Review:

Innovation-oriented environmental regulation is extremely attractive for policy planners and decision makers, since it is expected that innovations can cut costs of environmental measures and overcome existing trade-offs between economic and ecological goals. The central question is, however, how such a regulatory regime of environmental policy approaches should look like. This book provides an excellent overview of the state of research by presenting and discussing theoretical approaches towards a framework of environmental regulation and innovation, international case studies as well as econometric and modelling studies from Europe and the USA.

OECD Studies on Environmental Innovation Better Policies to Support Eco innovation

OECD Studies on Environmental Innovation Better Policies to Support Eco innovation
Author: OECD
Publsiher: OECD Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2011-03-15
ISBN 10: 926409668X
ISBN 13: 9789264096684
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

OECD Studies on Environmental Innovation Better Policies to Support Eco innovation Book Review:

This report takes a pragmatic approach to policies that support the development and diffusion of eco-innovation. Building on the OECD Innovation Strategy, it argues that eco-innovation is not merely about technological developments: non-technical innovations matter as well.

The OECD Innovation Strategy Getting a Head Start on Tomorrow

The OECD Innovation Strategy Getting a Head Start on Tomorrow
Author: OECD
Publsiher: OECD Publishing
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2010-05-28
ISBN 10: 9264083472
ISBN 13: 9789264083479
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The OECD Innovation Strategy Getting a Head Start on Tomorrow Book Review:

This book provides a set of principles for fostering innovation in people (workers and consumers), in firms and in government, taking an in-depth look at the scope of innovation and how it is changing, as well as where and how it is occurring.

Research on Open innovation Strategies and Eco innovation in Agro food Industries

Research on Open innovation Strategies and Eco innovation in Agro food Industries
Author: Ángela Triguero,Ángela González-Moreno
Publsiher: Chartridge Books Oxford
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2019-05-13
ISBN 10: 1911033492
ISBN 13: 9781911033493
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research on Open innovation Strategies and Eco innovation in Agro food Industries Book Review:

This book contains some contributions obtained from Project ECO2015-70262-R “Influence of openness on eco-innovation in agro-food industries”. This Project has been funded by the former Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The main objective of this research is to analyse the influence of open innovation strategies on the development of environmental innovations in the agro-food companies. Eco-innovation has generated a growing body of theoretical and empirical contributions from both quantitative and qualitative perspectives in the last years and this book contains some examples of research and case studies on the topic.

Time Strategies Innovation and Environmental Policy

Time Strategies  Innovation  and Environmental Policy
Author: Christian Sartorius,Stefan Zundel
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 358
Release: 2005-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781781956694
ISBN 13: 1781956693
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Time Strategies Innovation and Environmental Policy Book Review:

'Timeliness is a particularly relevant issue in the field of innovation and diffusion research. This book originates from the observation that innovations are time critical and asks the question: when and how do windows of opportunity for new environmental technologies emerge and why do they disappear again? By analysing these windows of opportunity and possible time strategies for innovation policies, this book represents a highly topical contribution to a front line issue in environmental and innovation research. The theoretical framework is applied to well-investigated and highly informative case studies to produce an interesting, insightful and coherent volume.' - Joseph Huber, Martin-Luther-University, Halle, Germany This book is the first attempt to systematically introduce the aspect of time into economic and environmental innovation policy. The authors demonstrate how 'windows of opportunity' for technological innovations emerge and also explain how they can be identified and effectively exploited. Technological innovations are widely considered as an opportunity to realise a double dividend - protect the environment and increase profits by introducing a more sustainable technology. However, intervention by the state is often needed to overcome the competitive disadvantage caused by externalities, path dependency and lock-in. The authors provide extensive evidence that this resistance to technological change is subject to substantial temporal variation. They argue that it is economically and politically sensible to identify periods of time in which resistance is weakest and to exploit these 'windows of opportunity' whenever and wherever they occur. They also highlight how time strategies for innovation policy can involve the preparation and creation of 'windows' which do not yet exist. Throughout the book, they use an array of varied and interesting case studies to confirm and illustrate their theoretical findings. These address issues such as CFC phase-out, the lean-burn engine versus the catalytic converter, ecological alternatives to chemical pesticides and the zero emission vehicle mandate in California. By exploring the relationship between time strategies and technological change, this book will undoubtedly lead to a more efficient and sustainable innovation policy. It will be required reading for academics, researchers and policymakers working in the fields of environmental innovation, sustainability, technology policy and political science.

Innovative Strategy Making in Higher Education

Innovative Strategy Making in Higher Education
Author: Mario Martinez,Mimi Wolverton
Publsiher: IAP
Total Pages: 181
Release: 2009-03-01
ISBN 10: 1607521865
ISBN 13: 9781607521860
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovative Strategy Making in Higher Education Book Review:

The purpose of this book is to offer higher education leaders, scholars, consultants, and observers a full range of strategy tools that can be applied to the higher education industry. This is accomplished by a) introducing new concepts and tools to give a comprehensive view of strategy making in higher education, beyond strategic planning, b) demonstrating the value of the concepts and tools through description and application for different types of institutions (universities, community colleges, for-profit colleges, etc.) and at different levels within institutions (institutional, college, department, etc.), and c) providing guidance on the appropriate uses of the various tools. The last point is especially important, as applying business-like principles to higher education often receives heavy criticism. The book helps readers decipher the appropriate uses of different strategy tools to the higher education industry, but the book also points out dangers and weaknesses. All of this is done within today’s context of political, economic, demographic, and global realities.

Biobased Products and Industries

Biobased Products and Industries
Author: Charis M. Galanakis
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 434
Release: 2020-01-23
ISBN 10: 0128201533
ISBN 13: 9780128201534
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biobased Products and Industries Book Review:

Biobased Products and Industries fills the gap between academia and industry by covering all the important aspects of biobased products and their relevant industries in one single reference. Highlighting different perspectives of the bioeconomy, EU relevant projects, as well as the environmental impact of biobased materials and sustainability, the book covers biobased polymers, plastics, nanocomposites, packaging materials, electric devices, biofuels, textiles, consumer goods, and biocatalysis for the decarboxylation and decarboxylation of biobased molecules, including biobased products from alternative sources (algae) and the biobased production of chemicals through metabolic engineering. Focusing on the most recent advances in the field, the book also analyzes the potentiality of already commercialized processes and products. Highlights the important aspects of biobased products as well as their relevant industries in one single reference Focuses on the most recent advances in the field, analyzing the potentiality of already commercialized processes and products Provides an ideal resource for anyone dealing with bioresource technology, biomass valorization and new products development

Innovation Strategy and Risk in Construction

Innovation  Strategy and Risk in Construction
Author: Martin Loosemore
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2013-12-04
ISBN 10: 1136673555
ISBN 13: 9781136673559
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovation Strategy and Risk in Construction Book Review:

Innovation, Strategy and Risk in Construction integrates insights from business and government leaders with contemporary research, to help built environment professionals turn serendipity to their own advantage by building greater innovative and adaptive capacity into their operations. Accessible and full of practical examples, the book argues that traditional business strategies which seek to systematise innovation and eliminate uncertainty need to be balanced with more flexible approaches which acknowledge and harness uncertainty. The missing key to innovation, it is argued, is to turn serendipity into capability. The author proposes a simple model which allows managers to tap into the increasingly dynamic and interconnected nature of the construction industry. Innovation does not occur in isolation within individual firms, but through collaboration. Each stakeholder in the construction industry has a responsibility to drive innovation, and this book will be key reading for consultants, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and clients, as well as policy makers and all serious students of construction management.

Foresight for Science Technology and Innovation

Foresight for Science  Technology and Innovation
Author: Ian Miles,Ozcan Saritas,Alexander Sokolov
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2016-08-29
ISBN 10: 3319325744
ISBN 13: 9783319325743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foresight for Science Technology and Innovation Book Review:

​Decision-makers at all levels are being confronted with novel complexities and uncertainties and face long-term challenges which require foresight about long-term future prospects, assumptions, and strategies. This book explores how foresight studies can be systematically undertaken and used in this context. It explicates why and how methods like horizon scanning, scenario planning, and roadmapping should be applied when dealing with high levels of uncertainty. The scope of the book moves beyond “narrow” technology foresight, towards addressing systemic interrelations between social, technological, economic, environmental, and political systems. Applications of foresight tools to such fields as energy, cities, health, transportation, education, and sustainability are considered as well as enabling technologies including nano-, bio-, and information technologies and cognitive sciences. The approaches will be illustrated with specific actual cases.

Sustainability Technology and Innovation 4 0

Sustainability  Technology and Innovation 4 0
Author: Zbigniew Makieła,Magdalena M. Stuss,Ryszard Borowiecki
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2021-09-09
ISBN 10: 1000439631
ISBN 13: 9781000439632
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainability Technology and Innovation 4 0 Book Review:

Sustainability, Technology and Innovation 4.0 is a holistic perception and analysis of innovation at the level of public organisations, innovation in industry and innovation in HR. Its chapters collectively present a thesis that Innovation 4.0 signals a technological revolution that has the opportunity to prevent environmental degradation and, in particular, to stop climate warming, the effects of which may disrupt the process of sustainable development. Uniquely, this edited book offers a comprehensive and multi-faceted examination of Innovation 4.0, fulfilling methodical, empirical and utilitarian goals. The methodological objective is to present tools that allow the identification, analysis and assessment of the relationship between Innovation 4.0 and inspiration that will carry society towards a new economic and social order. Its empirical aim is to enable the analysis and evaluation of the role of public organisations, innovation in industry and innovation in HR in the process of building sustainable development of the global environment. The book’s utilitarian goal is a recommendation for global organisations of Innovation 4.0 as an instrument to stimulate an innovative economy. This is a high-level research book aimed at postgraduates, MBA students, researchers and academics from business colleges and universities, and may also provide a valuable strategic perspective for business executives.

11th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

11th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 1911218077
ISBN 13: 9781911218074
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Research on Strategies and Interventions to Mitigate COVID 19 Impact on SMEs

Handbook of Research on Strategies and Interventions to Mitigate COVID 19 Impact on SMEs
Author: Baporikar, Neeta
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 628
Release: 2021-06-25
ISBN 10: 1799874370
ISBN 13: 9781799874379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Strategies and Interventions to Mitigate COVID 19 Impact on SMEs Book Review:

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of the modern world, and its impact is felt by all. The pandemic particularly has had a large impact on businesses as they were forced to close, supply chains were disrupted, and new health and safety precautions were adopted. As such, many businesses, especially small businesses, were faced with losses they could not afford. Governments and stakeholders across the world have thus needed to formulate various strategies and interventions to mitigate the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as they relate to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Handbook of Research on Strategies and Interventions to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact on SMEs is a comprehensive reference source that encapsulates the overall effect of COVID-19 on SMEs and a variety of strategies to overcome the negative effects and create more sustainable policies and organizations moving forward. The book offers a thorough overview of interventions and tactics to help organizations, entrepreneurs, and institutions of higher learning overcome the negative impact of COVID-19 while preparing policies for a more effective post-pandemic world. Covering topics that include sustainable practices for development, interventions to lessen the impact of COVID-19, and psychological resilience for SME employees, this book is Ideal for entrepreneurs, managers, executives, small businesses, family firms, academicians, scholar-practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and students.

Innovation Science Environment 06 07

Innovation  Science  Environment 06 07
Author: G. Bruce Doern
Publsiher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2006-02-14
ISBN 10: 077357557X
ISBN 13: 9780773575578
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovation Science Environment 06 07 Book Review:

Topics include the Martin liberals and changing ISE policies, the federal sustainable development strategy process, the National Research Council’s response to changing federal agendas, a comparison of Canadian and UK innovation strategies, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, innovation strategy and the mining supply and service sector, environmental industries and the role of the Canadian Environmental Technology Advancement Centres, local innovation and source water protection, and information disclosure as an environmental policy instrument.

The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation

The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation
Author: Verena Bitzer,Ralph Hamann,Martin Hall,Eliada Wosu Griffin-EL
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 235
Release: 2015-01-05
ISBN 10: 3319040510
ISBN 13: 9783319040516
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation Book Review:

In the face of limited progress toward meeting Millennium Development Goals or addressing climate change and resource degradation, increasing attention turns to harnessing the entrepreneurial, innovative, managerial and financial capacities of business for improved social and environmental outcomes. A more proactive role for business in sustainable development is especially pertinent in sub-Saharan Africa, which has been plagued by conflict and poverty but shows signs of a brighter future as the world’s second-fastest-growing region. The book considers how the socio-economic context influences the objectives of social innovation and even our definition of what we mean by social innovation. Secondly, the book aims to show how social innovation initiatives emerge and fare in context of the limited ability of many African countries to provide public goods and services.