Defining the pros and cons of sustainable development: a case study in the Finnish furniture industry

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this study is to explore business potential and risks related to sustainable development in the Finnish furniture industry. Our study contributes to the current discussion about sustainability with a practical case example of a multilevel approach. The multilevel approach is required in order to achieve systemic change towards sustainability within a networked manufacturing industry.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAbstracts of 15th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    Event15th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management: Environmental Management Accounting (EMA) for a Sustainable Economy - Helsinki, Finland
    Duration: 24 Sep 201226 Sep 2012

    Conference

    Conference15th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management
    CountryFinland
    CityHelsinki
    Period24/09/1226/09/12

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    Keywords

    • sustainability
    • network approach
    • Finnish furniture industry
    • case study

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    Valkokari, K., Valjakka, T., Korhonen, H., & Koivisto, T. (2012). Defining the pros and cons of sustainable development: a case study in the Finnish furniture industry. In Abstracts of 15th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management