Eco-Innovation as a Factor of Sustainable Development

Problenmy Ekorozwoju – Problems of Sustainable Development, 2013, Vol. 8, No 2, 103-112

10 Pages Posted: 24 Jul 2013

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Tomasz Kijek

University of Life Sciences in Lublin

Armand Kasztelan

University of Life Sciences in Lublin

Date Written: June 27, 2013

Abstract

The article discusses the role of eco-innovations in sustainable development. The first part of the paper pertains to the essence and meaning of sustainable development, with a particular attention paid to the technical dimension. Then a qualitative model of eco-innovations, which are the main factor of green growth, is introduced. The last part of the article contains the analysis of the results of CIS 2008 survey in relation to the propensity and motivations to introduce the eco-innovations, as well as the benefits from the introduction of the eco-innovations in enterprises from EU countries.

Keywords: innovations, green growth, environment, environmental protection

JEL Classification: O13, Q20, Q32, Q41, R11, M14

Suggested Citation

Kijek, Tomasz and Kasztelan, Armand, Eco-Innovation as a Factor of Sustainable Development (June 27, 2013). Problenmy Ekorozwoju – Problems of Sustainable Development, 2013, Vol. 8, No 2, 103-112 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2296838

Tomasz Kijek (Contact Author)

University of Life Sciences in Lublin ( email )

Akademicka 13
Lublin, 20-950
Poland

Armand Kasztelan

University of Life Sciences in Lublin ( email )

Akademicka 13
Lublin, 20-950
Poland

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