It is now time to pay more attention to the role that entrepreneurs can play in the move to a more sustainable economic and commercial system. When the enthusiasm, initiative and creative energy of individuals are applied to developing business solutions that help move enterprise along more sustainable ways, then the results have the potential to be truly fascinating – and rewarding.
Table of ContentsEditorialWorld ReviewIntroduction: The essence of ecopreneurshipMichael Schaper, Curtin University of Technology, AustraliaOpportunists, champions, mavericks…? A typology of green entrepreneursE.E. (Liz) Walley and D.W. (David) Taylor, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UKA framework for ecopreneurship: Leading bioneers and environmental managers to ecopreneurshipStefan Schaltegger, University of Lüneburg, GermanySustainability issues for start-up entrepreneursHildegard Schick, Sandra Marxen and Jürgen Freimann, University of Kassel, GermanyAn insider’s experiences with environmental entrepreneurshipLassi Linnanen, Helsinki University of Technology, FinlandThe making of the ecopreneurRobert Isaak, Pace University, USAAssessing ecopreneurship in the context of a developing country: The case of IndiaAstad Pastakia, Ahmedabad, IndiaAn entrepreneur commercialises conservation: The case of Earth Sanctuaries LtdThierry Volery, Swiss Research Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business