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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Furniture industry
Sustainable development
Sustainability
Multilevel approach
Manufacturing industries
Systemic change
Networked manufacturing

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 Espoo.
Valkokari, Katri ; Valjakka, Tiina ; Korhonen, Heidi ; Koivisto, Tapio. / Defining the pros and cons of sustainable development : a case study in the Finnish furniture industry. Abstracts of 15th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management. Espoo, 2012.
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Defining the pros and cons of sustainable development : a case study in the Finnish furniture industry. / Valkokari, Katri; Valjakka, Tiina; Korhonen, Heidi; Koivisto, Tapio.

Abstracts of 15th EMAN Conference on Environmental and Sustainability Management. Espoo, 2012.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

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Valkokari K, Valjakka T, Korhonen H, Koivisto T. 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. Espoo. 2012