Special Issue "Sustainability in Asian Emerging Markets"
A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050). This special issue belongs to the section "Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2019
Most research into sustainability has been conducted in developed market economies, especially those of America and Europe. Hence, the knowledge about pro-environmental behaviour and sustainable development in emerging markets remain limited. These countries constitute most of the world’s people and land, and they are expected to continue to grow faster than the developed counterparts. Many multinational companies regard emerging markets as being key locations for future growth. Importantly, emerging and developing countries are the major contributors of climate change and air pollution owing to their rapid economic growth, large consumer base and unsustainable consumption. There is a common belief that consumers and companies in poorer countries (including emerging markets) care less about environmental quality. The environmental and ethical concerns have, however, increased significantly in emerging markets, especially those in Asia. Hence further research into sustainability in these countries is needed.
The Special Issue aims to extend current knowledge about social and environmental sustainability in Asian emerging markets. Conceptual and empirical papers are invited from scholars, marketers, managers and policymakers and dealing with various economic, business and management aspects of sustainability in the emerging context. The selected papers will contribute to the evolving literature, as well as provide new directions in research on sustainability, especially in the settings of developing and emerging market economies.
Dr. Ninh Nguyen
Prof. Dr. Lester Johnson
Manuscript Submission Information
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- sustainable consumption
- sustainable development
- sustainable tourism
- green purchase behaviour
- sustainable financial behaviour
- recycling and conservation behaviour
- energy efficiency behaviour
- healthy and sustainable eating/diet
- consumer decision making towards organic food
- consumer sustainable lifestyle
- consumer and organisational attitudes towards pro-environmental behaviour
- corporate social/environmental responsibility
- corporate green strategies