The New Industrial 4.0 Revolution, Eco-Innovation and the Environmental Approach

Mateusz Gontarz , Adam Sulich


Technological progress is the basis for sustainable and inclusive economic development. It is possible to identify several needs to implement sustainable solutions in all sectors of the economy, such as ecoinnovation and green jobs or environmental protection. The purpose of the article is to discuss and examine the environmental and business factors for the development of such solutions. A qualitative study was conducted based on a structured literature review to gather information on business ecosystem factors affecting the use of eco-innovation and their impact on sustainable development and transformation towards the green economy. This study will provide a hint for the understanding of business mechanisms of implementing eco-innovation that can allow them to build a sustainable business network. The article uses qualitative methods and contains ideas for future research. A quantitative study can be carried out to develop a business model for the eco-innovation system using inter-organizational network models.
Author Mateusz Gontarz (WUEB)
Mateusz Gontarz,,
- Wroclaw University of Economics and Business
, Adam Sulich (BM / DoSaMM)
Adam Sulich,,
- Department of Strategy and Management Methods
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Soliman Khalid S. (eds.): Education Excellence and Innovation Management: A 2025 Vision to Sustain Economic Development during Global Challenges, 2020, International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA), ISBN 9780999855141
Keywords in EnglishBusiness Ecosystem, Eco-Innovations, Inter-Organizational Network, Sustainable Development
Languageen angielski
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UwagaThe project is financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland under the programme “Regional Initiative of Excellence” 2019 - 2022 project number 015/RID/2018/19 total funding amount 10 721 040,00 PLN.
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