Special Issue "The Business Ecosystem Research of the Environmental Goods and Services Sector"

A special issue of Economies (ISSN 2227-7099).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 March 2022.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Adam Sulich
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Guest Editor
Department of Strategy and Management Methods, Wroclaw University of Economics, Komandorska 118/120, 53-345 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: green management; green marketing; management; environmental management; environmental resources management; proecological strategies; environmental economics; green labor market; green jobs

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue of Economies aims to highlight contemporary research into business ecosystems in the environmental goods and services sector (EGSS). The importance of this economic sector has grown steadily since the beginning of the 20th century as environmental problems have become social and economic problems. The importance of EGSS became clear when it was discovered that there is no possibility to maintain the rest of the economy if there is no sustainable development based on EGSS. This conclusion brings many challenges due to the highly turbulent business environment, achieving, shaping, and above all, maintaining the competitiveness of enterprises involved in the business ecosystems in EGSS. Relations between business entities in EGSS create inter-organizational networks based on the complexity of relationships, green supply chains, responsibility, environmental protection, green job creation, and adaptation time to changing legal regulations, green taxes and fees, and, finally, business ecosystem transformations. Their role in these networks is still being researched because, in EGSS, there are different management directions (environmental management and environment management) and strategies that relate to different areas of economic activity – environment protection and resource management. Economies is inviting researchers and academicians to submit their work to a Special Issue dedicated to “Business Ecosystems in the Environmental Goods and Services Sector”. Some potential topics include transformations towards sustainable development, green jobs and green labor market, sustainable development, green innovations related to EGSS development, business ecosystem models, and environmental economy or green economy. The insights gained will be useful for students, practitioners, and policymakers.

Dr. Adam Sulich
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Sustainable companies
  • Business ecosystem complexity
  • Inter-organizational networks
  • Green growth

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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