10 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2008
A new frontier of innovation exists where economic and population growth collides with natural systems (the environment). This note details the changing character of environmental issues and outlines the opportunities for entrepreneurial thinkers. It provides excellent fodder for discussion of sustainability as an opportunity for corporate innovation.
Rev. Oct. 19, 2010
The New Strategic Frontier:
Environment, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurial Innovation
During the last few decades, humans have emerged as a new force of nature. We are modifying physical, chemical, and biological systems in new ways, at faster rates, and over larger spatial scales than ever recorded on earth.
—American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1998
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Keywords: sustainable business, sustainability, environment, corporate strategy, transformation, innovation, entrepreneurship
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Larson, Andrea, The New Strategic Frontier: Environment, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurial Innovation. Darden Case No. UVA-ENT-0041. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1278387
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