IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/ekz/ekonoz/2010408.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Enfoques y políticas de eco-innovación. Una visión crítica

Author

Listed:
  • Pablo del Río González

    (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC))

  • Javier Carrillo-Hermosilla

    (IE Business School)

  • Totti Könnölä

    (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS))

Abstract

The importance of eco-innovation in the current academic and political debate on sustainability is unquestionable. The term refers to improvements in the management of the environmental effects of production and consumption activities. This places it squarely at the heart of any sustainable development policy and strategy for transition to sustainability. This paper sets out to provide a review of the main theoretical lines used to analyse interaction between the economy, technology and the environment. We focus on those lines that have proved especially important in the empirical analysis of obstacles and stimuli on the road to eco-innovation. The intention is to determine what lessons can be learned from the different approaches for public and private-sector policies, and to present practical case studies involving the encouragement of eco-innovation.

Suggested Citation

  • Pablo del Río González & Javier Carrillo-Hermosilla & Totti Könnölä, 2010. "Enfoques y políticas de eco-innovación. Una visión crítica," EKONOMIAZ. Revista vasca de Economía, Gobierno Vasco / Eusko Jaurlaritza / Basque Government, vol. 75(04), pages 84-111.
  • Handle: RePEc:ekz:ekonoz:2010408
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.ogasun.ejgv.euskadi.net/r51-k86aekon/es/k86aEkonomiazWar/ekonomiaz/downloadPDF?R01HNoPortal=true&idpubl=71®istro=1087
    File Function: complete text
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Diwan, Ishac & Walton, Michael, 1997. "How International Exchange, Technology, and Institutions Affect Workers: An Introduction," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 11(1), pages 1-15, January.
    2. Martin Jänicke & Klaus Jacob, 2004. "Lead Markets for Environmental Innovations: A New Role for the Nation State," Global Environmental Politics, MIT Press, pages 29-46.
    3. Clayton M. Christensen & Fernando F. Suárez & James M. Utterback, 1998. "Strategies for Survival in Fast-Changing Industries," Management Science, INFORMS, pages 207-220.
    4. Abernathy, William J. & Clark, Kim B., 1985. "Innovation: Mapping the winds of creative destruction," Research Policy, Elsevier, pages 3-22.
    5. Ekins, Paul & Folke, Carl & Costanza, Robert, 1994. "Trade, environment and development: the issues in perspective," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 1-12, January.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Eco-innovation; evolutionary economy; enviromental management;

    JEL classification:

    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • O38 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Government Policy

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ekz:ekonoz:2010408. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Iñaki Treviño). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/debages.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.