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Crafting Sustainable Development Solutions: Frugal Innovations of Grassroots Entrepreneurs

Mario Pansera, Soumodip Sarkar
2016 Sustainability  
We argue that the grassroots phenomenon can be fruitfully exploited to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals proposed by the UN as a post-2015 strategy for the future of global governance.  ...  Full terms of use are available: Abstract: A shift in the entrepreneurial landscape is taking place brought about by grassroots innovators with little formal education and technological knowhow, living  ...  Author Contributions: Both the authors contributed equally to do the research and write the paper. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8010051 fatcat:gt4bmlaylbechkmuuzs6pli6di

Innovation for development and poverty reduction: an integrative literature review

Mario Pansera, Fabien Martinez
2017 Journal of Management Development  
The last three decades of innovation research have been characterised by a 'cross-pollination' between different disciplines: development studies, science and technology studies (STS), business management  ...  Originality/value This article shows that the recent evolution of the discourse of development is increasingly intertwined with elements that originated in other discursive worlds.  ...  It contests the very teleology of innovation by supporting the idea that innovation underpins a purpose, a goal that is not just novelty for the sake of novelty (or for the sake of profit).  ... 
doi:10.1108/jmd-02-2015-0013 fatcat:f33c2aj4iffnxmrowsrygqdiw4

Introducing responsible innovation in health: a policy-oriented framework

Hudson Pacifico Silva, Pascale Lehoux, Fiona Alice Miller, Jean-Louis Denis
2018 Health Research Policy and Systems  
RIH provides health and innovation policy-makers with a common framework that supports the development of innovations that can tackle significant system-level challenges, including sustainability and equity  ...  The scholarship on responsible research and innovation (RRI) aims to align the processes and outcomes of innovation with societal values by involving a broad range of stakeholders from a very early stage  ...  Acknowledgments This article stems from the In Fieri research programme ( on Responsible Innovation in Health, which is led by the corresponding author.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12961-018-0362-5 pmid:30200985 pmcid:PMC6131953 fatcat:2v7tuphhbjfufdcfujwpsfalgy

Frugal Innovation and Development Research

André Leliveld, Peter Knorringa
2017 European Journal of Development Research  
Accordingly, we position the articles in this special issue in the frugal innovation and development debate.  ...  While the top-down business and management literature on frugal innovation has claimed developmental relevance, we give at least equal importance to much longerstanding bottom-up development studies discourses  ...  The workshop was organized by the Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa (CFIA) -a Dutch research centre established by Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam  ... 
doi:10.1057/s41287-017-0121-4 fatcat:5kawtrxtm5fipdadfbgprf7uvi

Performance analysis of Reverse and Frugal Innovations in Nigeria A Case Study of IVM automobile company

Bridget Chipanje, Dong Ying, Lv Haiping
2021 Technium Social Sciences Journal  
The study, by analyzing their opinions concerning the drivers and limitations of Reverse Innovation and Frugal Innovation, has successfully generated a framework for R&F innovations which establishments  ...  This research observes the interaction these two forms of innovation adopts, innovation, and the ways in which they have been accepted by the IVM and their supply chain.  ...  for fostering sustainability by using innovative tools" (Barau and Al Hosani, 2015, p. 145), indicating the need for Frugal Innovation in an industry far removed from the area where IVM operate.  ... 
doi:10.47577/tssj.v23i1.4456 fatcat:fn4bkntf45b4tmj5bvzpvg34vq

Framing inclusive innovation within the discourse of development: Insights from case studies in India

Mario Pansera, Richard Owen
2018 Research Policy  
The concept of 'inclusive innovation' for development has become increasingly prominent in both academic and policy discourses, raising important questions as to how this is being framed.  ...  Results from case studies conducted in India suggest inclusive innovation to be interpretively flexible and contested.  ...  We would also like to thank the precious contributions made by the Mother Earth employees; Profs Rishikesha T Krishnan and Sourav Mukherjee from the IIMB; and the People's Science Movements activists,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.respol.2017.09.007 fatcat:kmfaonxofncyfni6cqms5shrpe

Circular Economy Business Models: The Complementarities with Sharing Economy and Eco-Innovations Investments

Luigi Aldieri, Mohsen Brahmi, Bruna Bruno, Concetto Paolo Vinci
2021 Sustainability  
By adopting a public good perspective in analysing the main features of the circular business models, this study underlines how the sharing economy business models are well integrated and complementary  ...  Other loops of the circular economy need an explicit push factor, individuated in a strong impulse to eco-efficiency, to be reached through consistent incentives to invest in R&D for eco-innovations.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132212438 fatcat:ehgmylxglvbgzdowckc25ow5zu

Digital Innovation & Transformation Opportunities for Researchers & Practitioners – A Structured Literature Review & Proposed Model

Raafat Saade
2020 Journal of Digital Innovation for Humanity  
A conceptual model is proposed by integrating knowledge gained from the literature, the integral theory and the concept of impact assessment.  ...  Research on transformation is more than innovation and in both cases those that study their relationships with human or society are a handful.  ...  In 2015, the MDGs were replaced by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which included the following 17 items: Frugal innovation (allintitle: frugal innovation: 341) Based on Google scholar, it  ... 
doi:10.31355/58 fatcat:2ktk22b7n5c2jncyqkic4zc77q

Convergent innovation for sustainable economic growth and affordable universal health care: innovating the way we innovate

Laurette Dubé, Srivardhini Jha, Aida Faber, Jeroen Struben, Ted London, Archisman Mohapatra, Nick Drager, Chris Lannon, P. K. Joshi, John McDermott
2014 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences  
To this end, CI combines technological and social innovation (including organizational, social process, financial, and institutional), with a special focus on the most underserved populations.  ...  In this paper, we first briefly review the literature on technological innovation that sets the foundations of CI and motivates its feasibility.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge the financial support from the following sources: the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, the International Food Policy Research  ... 
doi:10.1111/nyas.12548 pmid:25294668 fatcat:ge2s2dkrqjb6zhpl3bc2wkyi7e

Innovation and entrepreneurship in India: Understanding jugaad

Jaideep Prabhu, Sanjay Jain
2015 Asia Pacific Journal of Management  
In this article, we use the term jugaad to describe the frugal, flexible and inclusive approach to innovation and entrepreneurship emerging out of India.  ...  We articulate why this method is appropriate within the Indian context and highlight similarities between jugaad and innovation originating from other emerging (and developed) economies.  ...  Specifically, firms would plow large sums into research and development (R&D) in an attempt to push the technology frontier, and then incorporate the technologies developed into products that, when launched  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10490-015-9445-9 fatcat:bbhbsexy3zdx5h7t5ran5tqeiq

Re-Thinking Sustainable Development within Islamic Worldviews: A Systematic Literature Review

Odeh Al-Jayyousi, Evren Tok, Shereeza Mohamed Saniff, Wan Norhaniza Wan Hasan, Noora Abdulla Janahi, Abdurahman J. Yesuf
2022 Sustainability  
Besides, it intends to define emerging themes in sustainable development and explore the viability for adopting Islamic development models to promote inclusive, pro-poor, and human-centred development.  ...  This systematic literature review aims to gain insights on the different models, practices, and drivers for Islamic sustainable development to inform a new discourse for sustainability.  ...  Introduction Development is a complex process that is intended to induce social, economic, and technological change that is underpinned by good governance, education, and innovation [1] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14127300 fatcat:t3b6ldowrbcv5ks3elqsfs3fq4

The Unexplored Contribution of Responsible Innovation in Health to Sustainable Development Goals

Pascale Lehoux, Hudson Pacifico Silva, Renata Pozelli Sabio, Federico Roncarolo
2018 Sustainability  
Responsible Innovation in Health (RIH) represents an emerging Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) approach that could support not only the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) "Good health and well-being  ...  A smaller number of them addressed sustainable economic development goals such as SDG11-Sustainable cities and communities (9%) and SDG9-Industry and innovation (6%), and environmental sustainability goals  ...  We thank Andrée-Anne Lefebvre for her assistance with the social media horizon scanning project. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10114015 fatcat:exjcnqubcna63ijdtkvb7ig6m4

A policy analysis framework for green political economy

Tiago Nogueira Pimenta dos Reis
2015 International Journal of Green Economics  
It uses the theoretical principles of green political economy to develop analytical axes, namely social-ecological resilience, capabilities for human flourishing and strong sustainability.  ...  These are identified as addressing inequality, decoupling development from growth and relocalising the economy.  ...  Mark Scott for supervision in developing this research, Dr. Marcelo Stabile, Dr. Andrea Azevedo and Dr. Paulo Moutinho, my colleagues from IPAM, for valuable insights and inspiration.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijge.2015.075197 fatcat:3jc2kqv6pfgbzg5nl22u5ekupy

A critical appraisal of Sustainable Consumption and Production research: The reformist, revolutionary and reconfiguration positions

Frank W. Geels, Andy McMeekin, Josephine Mylan, Dale Southerton
2015 Global Environmental Change  
Parts of this work have been supported by the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, funded by the EPSRC/ESRC (grant number EP/KO11790/1) and by the PATHWAYS project, funded by the European Commission  ...  Acknowledgements We want to thank the editors of GEC and three reviewers for their thoughtful and constructive comments on an earlier version of the paper.  ...  With regard to the EU Sustainable Consumption and Production Action Plan (2008), Stevens (2010: 16) concludes that it ''focuses mainly on eco-labelling and fostering uptake of sustainable products by  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.04.013 fatcat:t7nmqbmrj5dbtigpem3gxejo3m

Paths of convergence for agriculture, health, and wealth

L. Dube, P. Pingali, P. Webb
2012 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
The issues addressed are framed by three main themes: (i) lessons related to agricultural and food market growth since the 1960s; (ii) experiences related to the integration of smallholder agriculture  ...  As the global urban population crosses the 50% mark, both smallholder and nonsmallholder agriculture are keys in forging rural-urban links, where both farm and nonfarm activities contribute to sustainable  ...  They could also harness the power of technology in ensuring functional and economic accessibility to the poorest segments of the population through frugal and flexible innovation.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.0912951109 pmid:22826252 pmcid:PMC3412024 fatcat:rmtgxr6z6fhnjo7ao3pho6d7au
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