A typology of environmental capabilities of SMEs: uncovering capabilities for a transition towards sustainability.

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Baranova, Polina 2018. A typology of environmental capabilities of SMEs: uncovering capabilities for a transition towards sustainability. British Academy of Management.
AuthorsBaranova, Polina
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The transition to a low carbon economy demands new business strategies for maintaining competitiveness, benefiting from and contributing towards the ‘clean’ growth. An ongoing study of the regional SMEs operating in the East Midlands reveals the patterns in which SMEs approach capability building towards sustainability. This developmental paper presents a conceptual view of how these patterns can be theorised and empirically tested further. The paper outlines a theoretical avenue aiming to further our understanding about environmental capabilities. The paper concludes with a number of practical recommendations towards developing environmental capabilities of SMEs in the context of a transition towards sustainability.

KeywordsEnvironmental capability; Small to medium-sized enterprises; Clean growth; Sustainability transition
Year2018
JournalProceedings of the British Academy of Management, Annual Conference
PublisherBritish Academy of Management
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/622961
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