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Title: Why does eco-innovation differ in service firms? Some insights from Spain
Author: Jové-Llopis, Elisenda
Segarra Blasco, Agustí, 1958-
Keywords: Gestió de la innovació
Energia
Economia ambiental
Energies renovables
Innovation management
Energy
Environmental economics
Renewable energy sources
Issue Date: Mar-2020
Publisher: Wiley
Abstract: Although environmental innovation studies have traditionally focused on manufacturing firms, the distinctive features of eco‐innovation activities carried out by service firms require special attention. Using the Spanish Commumity Innovation Survey (CIS), this paper determines which are the main drivers of undertaking eco‐innovation and investigates the similarities and differences between service and manufacturing firms within the five sub‐groups of services (supplier dominated, scale intensive physical networks, scale intensive information networks, science‐based, and others). The results confirm that the main eco‐innovation triggers are similar¿technological push factor orientation (internal R&D and persistence) and firm size¿while the impact of market pull factors and public environmental legislation differ within the services sub‐groups. In addition, we find a high degree of heterogeneity within service firms. In contrast to traditional service firms, those in the groups involving R&D activities, information networks, and scale‐intensive physical networks exhibit intensive eco‐innovation performance and show a high level of green indicators.
Note: Versió postprint del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2407
It is part of: Business Strategy and the Environment, 2020, vol. 29, num. 3, p. 918-938
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/159819
Related resource: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2407
ISSN: 0964-4733
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