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Implementing Innovation on Environmental Sustainability at Universities Around the World

Leal Filho, W., Emblen-Perry, Kay, Molthan-Hill, P., Mifsud, M., Verhoef, L., Azeiteiro, U., Bacelar-Nicolau, P., de Souza, L., Castro, P., Beynaghi, A., Boddy, J., Lange Salvia, A., Frankenberger, F. and Price, E. (2019) Implementing Innovation on Environmental Sustainability at Universities Around the World. Sustainability, 11 (14). p. 3807. ISSN 2071-1050

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Abstract

Innovation is known to be an important and influential factor in fostering sustainable development. Yet, there is a paucity of literature on the extent to which universities are successfully implementing innovation in this field. This paper addresses this gap, by examining the role of innovation in the field of environmental sustainability in universities, and by reporting on the results of an international study, in which examples of successful experiences and good practice were identified. The paper outlines the lessons learned from such examples, with the aim of motivating other universities to engage in this rapidly-growing field.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: innovation change, experiences, good practice, innovation for sustainable development, Higher Education
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Divisions (2019 and before) > Academic Departments > Worcester Business School
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Copyright Info: Open Access Journal
Depositing User: Kay Emblen-Perry
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2019 19:46
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2019 19:46
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8339

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