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An Overview of Ecopreneurship, Eco-Innovation, and the Ecological Sector

ESIC Business & Marketing School, 46021 Valencia, Spain
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Sustainability 2019, 11(10), 2909; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11102909
Received: 20 April 2019 / Revised: 13 May 2019 / Accepted: 19 May 2019 / Published: 22 May 2019
Given the current trend toward a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly economy, the overlap between entrepreneurship and sustainability has become a key research area. Part of this trend is the emergence of ecopreneurial businesses. These businesses are pioneers in using innovation to achieve sustainable growth by exploiting market opportunities. This article presents an overview of the concepts of ecopreneurship, eco-innovation, and the ecological sector. A rigorous review of the literature in this area is presented. The results of this review show the key values and principles that are central to this new stream of research and shed light on opportunities for further research. The primary conclusion is that there is a need for collective collaboration between ecopreneurs, consumers, and producers to achieve long-term sustainability. View Full-Text
Keywords: ecopreneurship; environment; sustainability; ecological sector; eco-innovation ecopreneurship; environment; sustainability; ecological sector; eco-innovation
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Rodríguez-García, M.; Guijarro-García, M.; Carrilero-Castillo, A. An Overview of Ecopreneurship, Eco-Innovation, and the Ecological Sector. Sustainability 2019, 11, 2909. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11102909

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Rodríguez-García M, Guijarro-García M, Carrilero-Castillo A. An Overview of Ecopreneurship, Eco-Innovation, and the Ecological Sector. Sustainability. 2019; 11(10):2909. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11102909

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Rodríguez-García, María, María Guijarro-García, and Agustín Carrilero-Castillo. 2019. "An Overview of Ecopreneurship, Eco-Innovation, and the Ecological Sector" Sustainability 11, no. 10: 2909. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11102909

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