Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environments: A Sustainable Industrial Development Model for a Circular Economy [chapter]

David Romero, Arturo Molina
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
A Green Virtual Enterprise Breeding Environment (GVBE) is a longterm strategic alliance of green enterprises and their related support institutions aimed at offering the necessary conditions to efficiently promote the sharing and recycling of resources such as: information, materials, water, energy and/or infrastructure with the intention of achieving sustainable development in a collaborative way. A GVBE can be a three-level holistic sustainable industrial development model for achieving a
more » ... ular Economy at a micro-level with its green enterprises development, at meso-level with green virtual enterprises creation and at a macro-level with the GVBE it-self as an intelligent network for competencies and resources management from different green enterprises aiming to combine their green capabilities to develop triple top-line strategies to create sustainable value. This paper provides basic concepts and general guidelines to create sustainable industrial development models for Circular Economy based-on Collaborative Networked Organisations.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32775-9_43 fatcat:paecpoeibfcxxcge3xowksglpm