Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Relation between Corporate Sustainability and a Circular Economy
Beatrice Santos, Susana Garrido Azevedo and João Carlos Matias (Department of Electromechanical Engineering, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, and others)
Chapter 2. The Use of Biomass as an Energy Resource in the Path of the Circular Economy
Leonel Jorge Ribeiro Nunes (Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism (DEGEIT), University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal)
Chapter 3. Corporate Environmental Sustainability: The Life Cycle Assessment of an Aluminum Profile
Ana Carrizo Moreira, António Carrizo Moreira and Luís M. Ferreira (Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, and others)
Chapter 4. Eco-Innovation Empirical Determinants: How Portuguese Firms Behave?
Mara Madaleno, Margarita Robaina, Marta Ferreira Dias, and Tiago Nunes (GOVCOPP – Research Unit in Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies, University of Aveiro, DEGEIT – Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism, Aveiro, Portugal, and others)
Chapter 5. Paving the Way for a Circular Economy: Theoretical Framework and Opportunities in Challenging Sectors
Lígia M. Costa Pinto, Paulo Ramísio, Ana Marreiros, and Sofia Santos (NIMA, School of Economics and Management, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, and others)
Chapter 6. What Should Policy Makers do to Encourage Sustainability Practices?
Joana Costa (Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal)
About the Editors
The principal audiences for the proposed book are academics that investigate the sustainability and economic topics, Managers of companies that have sustainability concerns, policy makers that are worried about the planet sustainability and defend the circular economy as the new paradigm to guarantee a sustainable development.