Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth

Innovation for Sustainability

Business Transformations Towards a Better World

Editors: Bocken, N., Ritala, P., Albareda, L., Verburg, R. (Eds.)

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  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the opportunities and challenges offered by innovation for sustainability
  • Offers tools, models and methods to further sustainable business models
  • Includes commentaries from industry, NGOs and governmental bodies to offer a truly holistic approach
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The aim of this edited book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the opportunities and challenges related to innovation for sustainability. Combining work from both emerging and established scholars in different academic fields, this book provides an integrated understanding of the topic from four perspectives. First, the big picture: frameworks, types, and drivers; second, strategy and leadership; third, measurement and assessment and fourth, tools, methods and technologies.

Chapter 11 of this book is available open access under a CC BY 4.0 license at link.springer.com.


The editors donate their remuneration for this book to conservation organisation the WWF.

About the authors

Nancy Bocken is Professor in Sustainable Business Management and Practice at IIIEE, Lund University, Associate Professor at Delft University of Technology, and Fellow at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Paavo Ritala is Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the School of Business and Management at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland.

Laura Albareda is Associate Professor of Sustainable Business at the School of Business and Management at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland. She is also Visiting Professor at Deusto Business School.

Robert Verburg is an Associate Professor in Management and Director of the Management of Technology programme at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovation for Sustainability
Book Subtitle
Business Transformations Towards a Better World
Editors
  • Nancy Bocken
  • Paavo Ritala
  • Laura Albareda
  • Robert Verburg
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-97385-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-97385-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-97384-5
Series ISSN
2662-1320
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 457
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
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