Eco-innovations in Brazil: effective policies?

Eco-innovations in Brazil: effective policies?
Document type
Conference Paper
Prado, Patricia; Issberner, Liz-Rejane
British Academy of Management
Date of publication
9 September 2014
British Academy of Management Conference Proceedings 2014
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Business and management
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[Authors' original abstract]

This paper tries to discuss the innovation policies in Brazil and how they encourage companies to implement eco-innovations, considering its important role in Latin America as a developing economy. There is an important gap in literature about the effectiveness of the Brazilian policies in fostering the implementation of eco-innovations by Brazilian firms. This paper focus on addressing this question by analysing Brazilian policies and regulations for eco-innovation and the data from PINTEC (Brazilian Governmental Research on Innovation). The research has a qualitative approach and is carried out as an exploratory study.

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