Section Editors

Section Board for 'Economic and Business Aspects of Sustainability' (170)

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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Ioppolo
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Economics, University of Messina, Piazza Pugliatti 1, Messina, Italy
Interests: Environmental Management; Industrial Ecology; Environmental Governance; Local Development
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Dr. Ioannis Nikolaou
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Business and Environmental Technology Economics Lab, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Interests: corporate environmental management; corporate sustainability; corporate social responsibility; business circular economy models; environmental economics
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Prof. Dr. Tomás F. Espino-Rodríguez
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Department of Economics and Business, Universiy of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, C.P. 35017, Spain
Interests: Outsourcing strategy, Interorganizational relationships between suppliers and customers, Operations management; Supply chain management, Sustainability
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nathan Pelletier
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Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)/Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) Industrial Research Chair in Sustainability, Department of Biology/Faculty of Management, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada
Interests: life cycle-based sustainability measurement and management, in particular related to agri-food supply chains; life cycle-based evaluations of technology and management alternatives; life cycle-based methods for product and organization-level sustainability assessment
Dr. Jay Sterling Gregg
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Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: Socio-technical and sustainability transitions; integrated assessment; sustainable development; bioenergy; future transportation; climate adaptation analysis; energy efficiency; sustainable cities (sustainable urban design/sustainability assessment of the built environment)
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Prof. Dr. Marcel Bogers
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Unit for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 25, 1958 Frederiksberg, Denmark
Interests: open innovation; business models; users as innovators; university-industry relations
Prof. Dr. Katsuhiko Kokubu
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Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
Interests: sustainability accounting; CSR; material flow cost accounting
Prof. Dr. Marc Lim
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1. Swinburne Business School, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne Campus, 3122 Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
2. School of Business, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus, 93350 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Interests: Business-to-business marketing; consumer behaviour; electronic commerce; social commerce; strategic marketing and management
Prof. Dr. Fabrizio D’Ascenzo
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Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Sapienza University of Rome, Via del Castro Laurenziano, 900161 Rome, Italy
Interests: technology information and innovation management; quality assurance and environmental management; marketing and communication technologies
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Prof. Dr. Leonardo Becchetti
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Department of Economics and Finance Faculty of Economics;Tor Vergata University of Rome, Roma, Italy
Interests: corporate social responsibility; ethical and sustainable finance; microfinance; behavioral economics; wellbeing
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Prof. Aurora Garrido-Moreno
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Department of Economics and Business Administration, Malaga University, 29071 Málaga, Spain
Interests: Social Media use; Knowledge Management; Customer Relationship Management (CRM); Innovation; Family Business Management; Open Innovation; Entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Francisco José Liébana-Cabanillas
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Faculty of Economics and Business Administration; University of Granada
Interests: Mobile Payment; Social Commerce; Green Marketing
Prof. Dr. Massimo Aria
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Statistics for Social Sciences, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Naples Federico II, Monte S. Angelo, via Cinthia I-80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: Surveys; Multivariate Analysis; Systematic Literature Reviews; Bibliometrics; Science mapping
Prof. Dr. Alfonso Siano
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Department of Political and Communication Sciences - University of Salerno (Italy)
Interests: sustainability communication, sustainable marketing
Prof. Dr. Kaisu Puumalainen
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School of Business and Management, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, PO Box 20, FIN‐53851 Lappeenranta, Finland
Interests: sustainability; innovation; strategy; entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Basim Al-Najjar
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linnaeus University, Växjö & Kalmar, Småland, Sweden
Interests: condition-based maintenance; predictive maintenance; maintenance decision support systems; maintenance impact on company business
Dr. Hans De Steur
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Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: food-nutrition linkages; consumer and stakeholder analysis; economics of novel foods and technologies
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Prof. Dr. Livio Cricelli
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
Interests: industrial organizations; intellectual capital; knowledge management; patent management; innovation; open innovation
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Dr. Barbara Scozzi
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Dipartimento di Meccanica, Matematica e Management, Politecnico di Bari, Viale Japigia, 182, 70126 Bari BA, Italy
Interests: business process management; corporate sustainability; coordination and innovation
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Dr. Jonathan Casper
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Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, College of Natural Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Interests: Integration of sport sustainability practices in organizational operations; marketing; fan engagement
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Prof. Dr. Pilar L. González-Torre
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Department of Business Administration, Universidad de Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Interests: 2030 Agenda and the SDGs (sustainable development goals); sustainable social responsibility
Prof. Dr. David Doloreux
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Department of International Affairs, 3000 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, QC H3T 2A7, Canada
Interests: regional economic development; clusters and regional innovation systems, urban and peripheral regions
Dr. José Carlos Sánchez-García
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Department of Social Psychology, Chair of Entrepreneurship, University of Salamanca, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: entrepreneurial education; innovation, and inclusive and sustainable entrepreneurship
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Prof. Dr. Juhani Ukko
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Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, School of Engineering Science, LUT University, Lahti, Finland
Interests: performance measurement; operations management; sustainability performance; sustainable value creation; digital transformation; innovation
Prof. Dr. Maxwell Hsu
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Department of Marketing, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Whitewater, WI, USA
Interests: consumer behavior (e.g., sustainable marketing); diffusion of technological innovations; services marketing
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Prof. Dr. Pablo Aragonés-Beltrán
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Department of Engineering Projects, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: project management; multicriteria decision making methods and techniques; Analytic Network Process (ANP)/Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP); stakeholder analysis techniques
Prof. Dr. Glen Corder
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Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: mining; minerals; industrial ecology; circular economy; sustainability; sustainable development
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Dr. Frank Boons
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Sustainable Consumption Institute & Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, 188 Waterloo Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Interests: innovation and sustainability; changing consumption and production systems; social process analysis; sustainable business models
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Prof. Dr. Fabio Nonino
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Business and Project Management, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy
Interests: project management; sustainable project management; servitization; product service systems; additive manufacturing; innovation management
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Prof. Dr. John Roberts
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UNSW Business School, UNSW Australia Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: Marketing, Modeling, Market research, Branding
Prof. Dr. Allan Larsen
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DTU Management, Technical University of Denmark, Anker Engelunds Vej 1, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: operations research; discrete event simulation; transport and logistics
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Prof. Dr. Giada La Scalia
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Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: supply chains; food supply; logistics; facility layout problem; warehouse management; sustainability; waste management; shelf life
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Prof. Dr. Roger Jones
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Institute of Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
Interests: catchment and integrated urban water management; climate change risk management; climate impact assessment and adaptation; complex systems science; decision support; ecological and institutional economics; integrated modelling approaches and transdisciplinary research; urban ecology
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Prof. Dr. Arne Isaksen
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Department of Working Life and Innovation, University of Agder, Grimstad, Norway
Interests: regional industrial development; regional clusters and innovation systems; innovation policy
Prof. Dr. Ir. Karel Van Acker
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Department of Materials Engineering & Center for Economics and Corporate Sustainability, KU Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 44 box 2450, BE-3001 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: circular economy, sustainability assessments of materials and circular economy strategies; sustainable materials management; resource efficiency; socio-economics of materials innovations; materials degradation
Prof. Dr. Susanne Durst
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Department of Business Administration, Tallinn University of Technology, 12616 Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: Human Resource Management and Knowledge Management
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Prof. Dr. Julie Le Gallo
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CESAER, AgroSup Dijon, INRAE, University Bourgogne Franche‐Comté, 26, Boulevard Petitjean, F‐21000 Dijon, France
Interests: economic geography; land and housing prices; urban economics; regional growth; spatial econometrics; impact evaluation
Prof. Dr. Guiomar Martín-Herrán
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Department Applied Economics (Mathematics), Avenida Valle Esgueva 6, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: dynamic games; applied dynamic optimization; optimal natural resource management; optimal environmental management; economic growth; environmental economics
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Antonino Galati
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy
Interests: Agriculture; Economic Development; Agricultural Development; Business Management; Sustainable Agriculture; Marketing Management; International Business Management; International Business; Strategic Management
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Prof. Dr. Llewellyn D. W. Thomas
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LaSalle Universitat Ramon Llull Carrer de Sant Joan de la Salle, 42 08022 Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
Interests: ecosystems; platforms; digitalization
Prof. Dr. Matteo Kalchschmidt
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Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering, University of Bergamo, 24129 Bergamo BG, Italy
Interests: reshoring, operations management
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Benedict Sheehy
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Canberra Law School, University of Canberra, Bruce ACT 2617, Australia
Interests: corporate social responsibility; corporate law; law and society; business and society
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Prof. Dr. Ignacio De los Ríos Carmenado
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School of Agriculture, Food and Bio-systems Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Interests: sustainable rural development; sustainability competencies; sustainability and project management; sustainability through cooperation; business-society-university nexus
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Prof. Dr. Robert Sroufe
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Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness, Duquesne University Sustainable Business Practices Program, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Interests: understanding the drivers of sustainability performance; integrated management; management systems; integrated bottom line (IBL) performance; integration and change management; high performance buildings; strategic sustainable development; management education
Prof. Dr. Juan Ignacio Pulido-Fernández
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Laboratory of Analysis and Innovation in Tourism (LAInnTUR). University of Jaén, Jaén, Spain
Interests: sustainable tourism; tourism economics; tourism policy; destinations management; tourism impacts
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Adj. Prof. Dr. Tomas Ekvall
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Researcher at IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Gothenburg, Sweden Adjunct Professor at Division of Environmental Systems Analysis, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: consequential life cycle inventory analysis; methods for life cycle assessment, sustainability assessments and policy assessments; case studies on energy and waste management
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Koen Dittrich
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1. Department of Technology and Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2. Research Centre Business Innovation, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: circular economy, sustainable business models, business model innovation, open innovation
Prof. Dr. Perry Sadorsky
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Schulich School of Business, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
Interests: business and sustainability; energy economics; energy finance; energy policy; financial markets
Dr. Roberta Costa
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Department of Enterprise Engineering “Mario Lucertini”, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Via del Politecnico 1, 00133, Rome, Italy
Interests: corporate social responsibility; corporate sustainability; sustainability reporting; green marketing
Dr. Riccardo Accorsi
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna—Alma Mater Studiorum, Viale Risorgimento, 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: operations management; food industry; decision-support systems; logistics and operations; sustainable production and distribution systems; supply chain network design; perishables management; sustainable operations; optimisation; simulation
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Prof. Dr. Alessio Ishizaka
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Information Systems, Supply Chain and Decision making department, NEOMA Business School, 1 Rue du Maréchal Juin, 76130 Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
Interests: multi-criteria decision analysis; supply chain management; decision support systems; operations management; decision analysis
Prof. Paola Demartini
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Department of Business Studies, University of Rome Tre, Rome, Italy
Interests: integrated reporting; social and sustainability accounting; intellectual capital accounting; entrepreneurship and small business; territorial social responsibility
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Prof. Dr. Manuel Rodríguez-Díaz
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Department of Economics and Business, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35017 LasPalmas, Spain
Interests: destination management; destination marketing; distribution channels; logistic and supply chain management; online reputation; tourism marketing
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lisa McNeill
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Department of Marketing, Otago Business School, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Interests: consumer behaviour; consumption; sustainability; manufacturing and retail; fashion consumption; consumer decision-making
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Prof. Dr. Julian Müller
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Logistics and Operations Management, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Urstein Süd 1, 5412 Puch/Salzburg, Austria
Interests: industry 4.0; sustainability; supply chain management; value creation ecosystems; technology and innovation management
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Prof. Dr. David Cooperrider
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Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Interests: appreciative inquiry; whole systems change; business as an agent of world benefit; human dimensions of global change; leadership & sustainable development goals; positive institutions; sustainable value; flourishing enterprise
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Francisco J. André
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Department of Economic Analysis, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, 28223, Spain
Interests: Environmental Policy from an Economic Perspective; Industrial Organization
Prof. Dr. Paolo Landoni
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Department of Management and Production Engineering, Politecnico di Torino university, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: Social entrepreneurship; Social innovation; CSR; Business ethics; corporate governance; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Ilaria Giannoccaro
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Department of Mechanics, Mathematics, and Management, Politecnico di Bari, Bari, 70125, Italy
Interests: circular economy; industrial symbiosis; sustainable supply chain; complex adaptive system; resilience
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Prof. Dr. Antonio M. López Hernandez
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Department of Financial Economics and Accounting, Catedrático De Universidad, Cartuja C.P. University Campus, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: accounting information systems; e-government; management, control and evaluation in the public sector; social responsibility and corporate governance in the public sector
Prof. Dr. Steven Greenland
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Asia Pacific College of Business & Law, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina NT, Australia‎
Interests: marketing, consumer behaviour, sustainability, innovation, and education
Prof. Dr. Caroline Scarles
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School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: application of technology in society; technology for social good; socio-cultural sustainability; visuals; visuality and mediation in tourism
Prof. Dr. Erik Jan Hultink
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Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: go to market strategies; design innovation; collaborative innovation management; it tools in NPD; enterpreneurship education; consumer reactions to refurbished products; concept products as a future study tool for design; design thinking and sustainability; extended product life
Prof. Dr. Harald Pechlaner
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Chair in Tourism and Center for Entrepreneurship, Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, 85072 Eichstätt, Germany
Interests: destination management and governance; strategic management and leadership; product development; entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Lucia Della Spina
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Department of Heritage, Architecture, Urban Planning, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Via dell’Università, 25 - 89124 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: Construction and evaluation of sustainability of programs projects and buildings; Public and Private feasibility of urban transformation; Economic evaluation of environmental and cultural assets; Complex decision-making processes and integrated assessments; Governance of local development processes; Economic and financial feasibility of public and private investment; Economic Evaluations and Real Estate Appraisals; Enhancement and management of cultural and environmental assets; Sustainability complex programs of urban transformation; Project management
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Erdem
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William F. Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA
Interests: Hospitality Information Technology; Social Informatics; Organizational Behavior
Prof. Dr. Brenda J. Cude
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Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, University of Georgia, 205 Dawson Hall, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: financial literacy; consumer policy; insurance
Prof. Dr. Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli
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Politecnico di Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona, 4, 70126 Bari BA, Italy
Interests: innovation management; alliances and networks; technology strategy; patenting, technology transfer; university-industry collaborations; search and recombination
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Canavari
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: marketing and innovation in agricultural and food value chains; behavioural economics
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Prof. Dr. Klaus Reiner Schenk-Hoppé
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Department of Economics, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Interests: financial economics: financial markets and trading; computational economics and finance; dynamic economic theory; random dynamical systems theory
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Peter B Kim
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School of Hospitality and Tourism, Auckland University of Technology, 432 WH Building, 49 Wellesley St East, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: Service Management and Marketing; Hospitality and Tourism
Prof. Dr. João Leitão
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Department of Management and Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Beira Interior, Estrada do Sineiro, 6200 209 Covilhã, Portugal
Interests: entrepreneurship; business models; innovation; public policy
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Prof. Dr. Paula Antunes
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CENSE – Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research, NOVA School of Science and Technology, NOVA University, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: sustainability; governance; climate change; water resources management environmental engineering; spatial planning; policy; water resources; ecosystems; ecological economics; environmental economics; ecosystem services; cost benefit analysis; sustainability research
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Prof. Dr. Nuno Crespo
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Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE – IUL), ISCTE Business School Economics Department, BRU–IUL (Business Research Unit), Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: international economics; macroeconomics; health economics
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Dr. Deepak Chhabra
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School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA
Interests: authenticity, authentication, sustainability, smart marketing, viable economic and social benefits, spiritual tourism, wellbeing and alternative healing mechanisms
Prof. Dr. Jose Pla-Barber
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Faculty of Economics, Department of Management, University of Valencia, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: internationalization; multinationals; foreign entry; subsidiaries roles; international new ventures; services
Prof. Pekka Jokinen
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Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland
Interests: environmental governance; sustainability; consumption and the environment; climate policy; food policy; urban studies; circular economy; case study approach
Dr. Ninh Nguyen
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Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Australia Business Sustainability Research Group, Thuongmai University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Interests: green marketing; environmentally sustainable behaviour; sustainable food consumption; sustainable development
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Dr. Andrea Urbinati
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LIUC Università Cattaneo, School of Industrial Engineering, Corso G. Matteotti 22, 21053, Castellanza (VA), Italy
Interests: circular economy, digital innovation
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Prof. Dr. Aldo Geuna
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Department of Economics and Statistics Cognetti de Martiis, University of Torino, Lungo Dora Siena 100 A, 10153 Torino, Italy
Interests: Economics of Science; Economicsof Innovation; Science and Technology Policy; Higher Education Economics and Policy; Economic Growth; Development Economics; ICT and Internet Economics
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Isabel Novo-Corti
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Economic Development and Social Sustainability Research Group (EDaSS), University School – University of A Coruña – Spain, Campus de Elviña, s/n, A Coruña 15071, Spain
Interests: economic analysis; business administration and development; creative entrepreneurial initiatives; strategic planning
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Prof. Dr. Simone Zanoni
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Università degli Studi di Brescia, Via Branze, 38, I-25123, Brescia, Italy
Interests: sustainable supply chain management; energy efficiency; industrial symbiosis
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Prof. Dr. Antonia Madrid-Guijarro
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Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business Studies, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Calle Real, 3, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
Interests: innovation in SMEs; open innovation; barriers to innovation; SME performance; Industry 4.0; family firm; entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Koichi Murata
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Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University Room110, Floor 1, Building 30, Izumi 1-2-1, Narashino City, Chiba, Japan
Interests: visual management theory; lean thinking; operation and supply chain design; production science
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Niclas Erhardt
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Maine Business School. University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
Interests: His areas of expertise include sustainability, broadly defined, as it links to team, intra- and inter-organizational units of analysis. Specific topics include sustainability in food/beverage, hospitality, service industries linked with co-creation, creativity, strategic human resource management, and organizational collaboration. Research method: qualitative, mixed methods
Adj. Prof. Dr. Petri Ahokangas
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Martti Ahtisaari Insitute, Oulu Business School, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
Interests: Business models; Business ecosystems, Wireless communications; Strategic management; Intrenational business
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Prof. Dr. Renee Wever
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Department of Management and Engineering Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
Interests: design for sustainability tools and methods; packaging and sustainability; sustainable behavior and practices; ecodesign; design for circular economy
Prof. Dr. Roberta Arbolino
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Department of Human and Social Sciences, University of Naples “L’Orientale”, L.go San Giovanni Maggiore 30, Naples 80134, Italy
Interests: political economy; development economics; regional structural policy; industrial policy; growth and development; sustainable development
Prof. Dr. Carlos M. Jardon
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Department of Applied Economics, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Interests: intellectual capital; innovation; small business; subsistence markets
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Prof. Dr. Corrado Gatti
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Department of Management - Sapienza University of Roma 9, Via del Castro Laurenziano, 00161 Roma, Italy
Interests: Corporate Governance Management, Viable System Approach, Decision Making processes, Negotiations, Performance Measurement
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fabio Bartolini
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Department of Agriculture Food and Environment, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: common agricultural policy, agri-environmental climatic schemes; impact assessment; agri-food systems; value chain; mathematical programming period; contract theory; asymmetric information
Prof. Dr. Andrea Pérez
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Business Administration Department (Yunus Centre Cantabria), University of Cantabria, Santander, 39005, Spain
Interests: corporate social responsibility; CSR communication; consumer behavior; social entrepreneurship; social marketing; banking; fashion; tourism
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Prof. Dr. Gianluigi Guido
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Department of Management and Economics, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: consumer behavior; marketing strategies; place marketing; ethical consumption; advertising
Dr. Fabrizio Ceschin
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Department of Design; College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences; Brunel University London, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK
Interests: design for sustainability; sustainable product-service system design; design for socio-technical transitions (transition design); ecodesign; design for sustainable behaviour; energy access in low- and middle-income contexts; design for distributed economies; design for sustainable social innovation; co-design
Prof. Dr. Pierre McDonagh
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Marketing, Business & Society, School of Management, University of Bath, Bath, UK‎
Interests: sustainable consumption and production; sustainable communication; critical marketing and society; eco-feminism
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Prof. Dr. Miguel-Ángel Galindo-Martín
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Department of Finance, Statistics and Economic Economy, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ronda de Toledo, 13003 Ciudad Real, Spain
Interests: Business Ethics; Monetary Economics; Entrepreneurial Economics; Economic Growth
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Prof. Dr. María Jesús Muñoz-Torres
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Department of Finance and Accounting, Law and Economics Faculty, Jaume I University, Campus del Riu Sec 12071, Castellón, Spain
Interests: sustainable development; business economics; financial economics and microfinance; agricultural economics; risk management; corporate finance; economics and philosophy
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hidemichi Fujii
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Faculty of Economics, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan
Interests: corporate environmental performance; environmental economics; industrial ecology; environmental innovation; environmental Kuznets curve; productivity; toxic chemical substance management; data envelopment analysis; decomposition analysis
Prof. Dr. Víctor Jesús García-Morales
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Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics and Business SciencesUniversity of Granada, Granada, Spain
Interests: knowledge management; organizational learning; corporate entrepreneurship; innovation; social network; technologies; resilience
Dr. Marco Greco
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Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Via G. Di Biasio 41, 03043 Cassino, Italy
Interests: open innovation; inter-organizational collaboration; intellectual capital; project management; negotiation
Prof. Dr. Jan Van der Borg
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Department of Economics, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Cannaregio 873, Fondamenta S.Giobbe, 30121 Venezia, Italy Division of Geography and Tourism, KU Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200E, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: tourism economics; quantitative methods in tourism; carrying capacity issues; urban tourism; cultural tourism; tourism management and policies
Prof. Dr. Michele Grimaldi
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Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Cassino, Italy
Interests: intellectual capital management, knowledge management within organizations and in collaborations among organizations, intangible asset evaluation and strategies, processes and tools for knowledge management, open innovation, strategic management of the patent portfolio
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Prof. Dr. Steven Van Passel
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Department of Engineering Management, University of Antwerp, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
Interests: sustainability assessment; Techno-economic assessment; environmental valuation; cleantech; climate change economics
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Prof. Dr. M.R. Martínez-Torres
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Facultad de Turismo y Finanzas, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
Interests: social network analysis; open innovation; electronic word of mouth; online communities; gender studies
Dr. Robert Deal
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USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Interests: ecosystem services; sustainable forest management; forest stand dynamics; applied silviculture
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rosa Maria Dangelico
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Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Ariosto 25, Rome, Italy
Interests: corporate sustainability; green innovation; green marketing; innovation management; smart cities
Prof. Dr. Jungho Baek
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Department of Economics, School of Management, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA
Interests: international trade/finance and policy; economics of energy and trade; economics of environment and economic development; applied econometrics
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Patrick Hartmann
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Associate Professor of Marketing, Department of Management and Marketing, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, 48015 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
Interests: consumer behavior; marketing communication; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Mult. C. Michael Hall
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Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Interests: tourism and human mobility; regional development and social/green marketing with particular emphasis on issues of place branding and marketing; conservation and environmental change; event management and marketing; the use of tourism as an economic development; the conservation mechanism; wine & food marketing; gastronomy
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Prof. Dr. Marialuisa Saviano
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Department of Pharmacy and Pharmanomics Interdepartmental Research Center, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Interests: viable systems approach (VSA); sustainability science; healthcare management; pharmaceutical management; service and retail marketing; cultural heritage management; knowledge management
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Dr. Axel Marx
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Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, University of Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: voluntary sustainability standards; labour rights; global governance; governance through trade and regulatory governance
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Dr. Wenjie Liao
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Institute of New Energy and Low-Carbon Technology, Sichuan University, Chuanda Road, Shuangliu District, Chengdu 610207, China
Interests: new energy and low-carbon technology; environmental pollution prevention and control; climate mitigation and energy transition; sustainable development
Prof. Dr. Michael Getzner
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Institute of Spatial Planning, Vienna University of Technology, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Interests: ecological economics; environmental valuation; nature conservation policies
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Prof. Dr. Javier Sánchez-García
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Department of Business Administration and Marketing, Jaume I University, 12071 Castellon, Spain
Interests: tourism; service quality; data analysis; structural equation modelling; consumer behavior; loyalty
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Prof. Dr. Inma Rodríguez-Ardura
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Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: entrepreneurial digital marketing; consumer’s immersive experiences online; social e-commerce; marketing for e-learning
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Dr. David Barilla

Department of Economics, University of Messina, Messina, Italy‎
Interests: applied mathematics; partial differential equations; geometric probability; game theory; public choice theory; risk management; mathematics for economics and finance
Prof. Dr. Joan Torrent-Sellens
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Faculty of Economic and Business Studies, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: ICT and automation; knowledge economy; network firm; productivity; eLearning; eHealth; platform economy
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Prof. Dr. Paul A. Argenti
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The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Hanover, USA
Interests: corporate responsibility; corporate ethics; communicating about corporate responsibility
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Flavio Tonelli
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Department of Production Engineering, Thermo‐energetic and Mathematical Models, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Interests: operations management and strategy; performance measurement; sustainability of operations and corporate networks
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Dr. Daniel Moran
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Program for Industrial Ecology, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: MRIO; footprints; consumption-based accounting; global trade; green finance
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Dr. hab. Katarzyna Szopik-Depczyńska
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Institute of Management, University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
Interests: business innovation; R&D; quality management; corporate management; CSR and sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Mário José Baptista Franco
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Department of Management and Economics, CEFAGE-UBI Research Center, University of Beira Interior, 6200-209 Covilhã, Portugal
Interests: entrepreneurship; innovation; SMEs; strategic alliances; interorganizational networks; cooperation; partnerships
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Prof. Dr. Jouni Korhonen
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Department of Sustainable Production Development and [email protected] Initiative, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: industrial ecology; cleaner production; ecological economics
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Barontini
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Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33-56127 Pisa, Italy
Interests: financial performance; family firms; corporate governance; corporate social responsibility, ownership structure; innovation; environmental disclosure
Prof. Dr. Hyunchul Ahn

School of Management Information Systems, Kookmin University, Seoul 136-702, Korea
Interests: fintech; AI and machine learning for e-commerce; e-customer relationship management
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Prof. Dr. José M. Gil
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Center for Research in Economy and Food Development (CREDA-UPC-IRTA), Mediterranean Technology Park, ESAB Building, 08860 Castelldefels, Spain
Interests: consumer behavior; price analysis; sustainable diets; choice experiments; time series econometrics
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Prof. Dr. Jacques H. Trienekens
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Business Management & Organization, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: value chain governance; inclusive value chains; supply chain management; global value chains
Prof. Dr. Robert P. Berrens
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Department of Economics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Interests: environmental economics; non-market valuation; sustainable development and ecological economics; policy and institutional analysis; forest and water resources management; public lands management; biodiversity and endangered species protection; survey research and experimental methods; consumer economics; economics of higher education
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Prof. Dr. Cristiano Antonelli
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Department of Economics and Statistics "Cognetti de Martiis", University of Turin & (BRICK) Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy
Interests: economics of innovation and new technology
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Prof. Dr. Alexander Brem
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Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Erlangen, Germany
Interests: creativity; technology management; innovation management; entrepreneurship
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Prof. Dr. Craig Carter
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W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85285, USA
Interests: sustainable supply chain management; behavioral research; empirical methodologies
Prof. Dr. Chris Cocklin
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Office of the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Interests: resources and environmental policy; agriculture and rural communities; global environmental change; sustainable development; and corporate environmental management
Prof. Dr. Benyamin B. Lichtenstein
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College of Management, Department of Management, Organizations and Social Change PhD Program, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: entrepreneurship; new venture creation; social entrepreneurship and sustainability; complexity science and emergence; organizational transformation; leadership
Prof. Dr. Lester Johnson
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Department of Management and Marketing, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
Interests: sustainable tourism; consumer engagement; service innovation
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alessandro M. Peluso
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Department of Management and Economics, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
Interests: advertising; communication; consumer behavior; green consumption; innovation adoption; marketing; persuasion; word of mouth
Dr. Philipp Aerni
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Director of Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS) at the University of Zurich, Zähringerstrasse 24 CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: agricultural biotechnology; sustainable agriculture; political economy; environmental economics; stakeholder attitudes; consumer behavior; science and moral education
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Aquilani
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Department of Enterprise and Engineering, Society, and Management (DEIM)—University of 'Tuscia' of Viterbo 47, Via del Paradiso, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: value co-creation, open innovation, sustainability, Industry 4.0, business strategy and management, marketing
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Bigliardi
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Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 181/A, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: Innovation management, open innovation, sustainable innovation, industry 4.0, Technology transfer
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Prof. Dr. Fabio Carlucci
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Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: environmental economics; land use economics; transport economics; tourism economics; innovation economics
Prof. Dr. Rachel J.C. Chen
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Director and Professor
Center for Sustainable Business and Development, 110 Jessie Harris Building, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1911, USA
Interests: sustainable business; sustainable development; sustainable consumer services; sustainable hospitality and tourism; branding; marketing; forecasting models; economic impacts
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Prof. Dr. Silvano Cincotti
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Energy and Management (DIME) and Research Center on Organization Science, Economics and Management (DOGE), University of Genoa, Via Opera Pia, 15 16145 Genoa, Italy
Interests: agent-based macroeconomics; financial stability; energy economics and sustainable growth; corporate social responsibility
Prof. Dr. Andrea Cirà

Department of Economics, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: transport economics and sustainability; model choice in transport economics and tourism; tourism research; bioeconomics
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Prof. Dr. Robert Henry Cox
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Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
Interests: public policy; European Union; renewable energy; Sustainability
Drs. Johannes Franciscus Leonardus Marinus Maria Dagevos
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Brabant Center for Sustainable Development, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Interests: sustainable development; monitoring; local and regional development; evolutionary regional economic development
Prof. Dr. Charles Dennis
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Business School, Middlesex University, London, UK
Interests: (e-)consumer behaviour; (e-)retailing; (e-)shopping; retail innovation; digital signage
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Dr. Pauline Deutz
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School of Environmental Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, UK
Interests: circular economy; industrial symbiosis; governance; human geography; qualitative research; social implications
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Simme Douwe Flapper
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Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, Operations, Planning, Accounting and Control, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Interests: mathematical models for optimizing sustainable generation; distribution of goods and services
Prof. Dr. Steve Evans
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Director of Research in Industrial Sustainability, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Interests: sustainable factories; food systems for people with reduced access to food; sustainable city re-generation design; sustainable design and operations for mainstream car manufacturers; cars with water for exhaust that do 300mpg (equivalent)
Prof. Dr. Zenon Foltynowicz
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Poznan University of Economics and Business, Institute of Quality Science, al. Niepodleglości 10, PL 61-875 Poznan, Poland
Interests: industrial ecology; product ecology; ecological product quality; circular economy and sustainability; LCA
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Dr. Federico Frattini
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Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara, Italy
Interests: development economics; economic geography; technological dynamics; public policy
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Reinout Heijungs
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Department of Econometrics and Operations Research, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: life cycle assessment; input-output analysis; statistics; mathematics
Prof. Dr. Jari Kaivo-oja
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1. Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
2. Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
3. Department of Social Science, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland
Interests: sustainability science; transition paths towards sustainability; green economy; clean technology; methodologies of futures studies linked to sustainability challenges; indicator research; spatial dynamics of sustainability; human geography and circular systems in economy
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sooksan Kantabutra
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Center for Research on Sustainable Leadership, College of Management, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Interests: corporate sustainability, Rhineland capitalism, sustainable leadership, sufficiency economy philosophy, Thailand
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Prof. Dr. Byron Keating
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Professor of Service Systems, Faculty of Business Government & Law, University of Canberra, Australia
Interests: sustainable supply chains; green outsourcing; corporate governance; marketing and consumer affairs, and rapidly emerging economies
Prof. Dr. Gurkan Kumbaroglu
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Boğaziçi University, Department of Industrial Engineering, 34342, Bebek-Istanbul, Turkey
Interests: macroeconomic modeling; energy and environmental policy modeling; energy demand forecasting; investment planning; power system economics; environmental economics
Prof. Dr. José M. Labeaga
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Económico (Economics), Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain
Interests: panel data methods; evaluation of public policies; energy demand; environmental taxation; sustainable energy consumption
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Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Lozano
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University of Gävle, Department of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Kungsbäcksvägen 47, Gävle, Sweden
Interests: organizational sustainability; higher education for sustainable development; assessment and reporting; organisational change management; collaboration
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Prof. Dr. Elliot Maltz
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Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University, 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301, USA
Interests: marketing strategy; sustainability measurement; transformative entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Rui Cunha Marques
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Centre of Urban and Regional Systems, Technical University of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: infrastructure; public utilities; local government; performance; regulation; contracting; governance; water; waste and transportation
Prof. Dr. Ester Martínez-Ros
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Dpto. Economía de la Empresa, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, C/Madrid 126, 20903 Getafe (Madrid), Spain
Interests: economics of innovation; management of innovation; determinants of innovation and types of innovation; environmental innovation
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Prof. Dr. Geert Poels
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Department of Management Information Science and Operations Management, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium
Interests: strategic sourcing; value modelling; data-driven and technology-driven business model innovation; business/IT alignment
Prof. Dr. Iñaki Heras Saizarbitoria
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Faculty of Economics and Business, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain
Interests: corporate environmental management; environmental management systems; energy management; corporate biodiversity management; corporate social responsibility; environmental reporting; socio-economic impact of renewable energy systems; transdisciplinary research; critical management studies
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Prof. Dr. Patrik Söderholm
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Economics Unit, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden
Interests: environmental economics; environmental policy; renewable energy; industrial pollution; technological change and innovation; regulation
Prof. Dr. Ermanno C. Tortia
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Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento, 38122 Trento, Italy
Interests: institutional economics; behavioral economics; evolutionary economics; institutionalist theory of the firm; co-operative enterprises; social enterprises; non-profit organizations; third sector; social economy; environmental economics; sustainability; labor economics; human resource management; personnel economics; work practices; organizational fairness; procedural fairness; interactional fairness; worker motivations; job satisfaction; happiness economics
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Prof. Dr. Arnold Tukker
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1.Industrial Ecology, Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Leiden University, P.O. Box 9518, 2300 RA/Einsteinweg 2, 2333 CC, Leiden, The Netherlands
2. TNO Strategy & Policy, P.O. Box 49, 2600 AA/Van Mourik Broekmanweg 6, 2628 XE, Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: economic, business and management aspects of sustainability; industrial ecology
Prof. Dr. Marco Vivarelli
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Director
Institute of Economic Policy, Catholic University, Milano, Italy
Interests: economics of innovation; entrepreneurship; globalization; applied microeconometrics
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Prof. Dr. JinHyo Joseph Yun
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Soosung-gu GiSan-dong, Nokwon Apartment 102-1202, Daegu, Korea
Interests: open innovation; business model; open innovation economy; social open innovation; Schumpeterian dynamics; complexity; game theory; political economics
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Prof. Dr. Georges Zaccour
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Chair in Game Theory and Management, and GERAD, HEC Montréal 3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal (Québec), Canada
Interests: dynamic game theory; environmental management; supply chains
Prof. Dr. João Carlos de Oliveira Matias

GOVCOPP Research Unit; Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism (DEGEIT), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: sustainability; industrial engineering and management; sustainable energy systems; sustainable management systems (quality, maintenance, occupational health and safety); sustainable and lean production; circular economy; technological Innovation
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