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2017 | 1/2017(23) | 103-118
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Ecopreneurship and Green Product Initiative (GPI): An Agenda for Nigeria’s Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

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Ekoprzedsiębiorczość oraz inicjatywa na rzecz ekologicznych produktów – Program zrównoważonego rozwoju Nigerii w XXI wieku
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W artykule omówiono ekoprzedsiębiorczość oraz inicjatywę na rzecz ekologicznych produktów jako program zrównoważonego rozwoju w Nigerii. Wyjaśniono, jak wyjątkową rolę odgrywają one w ramach kształtującej się tendencji w zakresie zielonej gospodarki na obecnym rynku światowym. W artykule udokumentowano liczne korzyści związane z ekoprzedsiębiorczością oraz wskazano możliwe sposoby ich przełożenia na oczekiwany zrównoważony rozwój. Wyjaśniono również wielopoziomową wspólną płaszczyznę ekoprzedsiębiorczości i inicjatyw na rzecz ekologicznych produktów w kontekście zrównoważonego rozwoju. Z teoretycznego punktu widzenia w celu podkreślenia znaczenia ekoprzedsiębiorczości i inicjatyw na rzecz ekologicznych produktów w tym właśnie kontekście jako ramy rozwoju przyjęto teorię przedsiębiorczości Schumpetera oraz teorię ekologicznej modernizacji. Artykuł ma charakter eksploracyjny. Wykorzystano w nim dane wtórne z aktualnych tematycznych publikacji naukowych oraz raportów. Wnioski służą jako wskazówki i zalecenia dla rządu, badaczy, naukowcówW artykule omówiono ekoprzedsiębiorczość oraz inicjatywę na rzecz ekologicznych produktów jako program zrównoważonego rozwoju w Nigerii. Wyjaśniono, jak wyjątkową rolę odgrywają one w ramach kształtującej się tendencji w zakresie zielonej gospodarki na obecnym rynku światowym. W artykule udokumentowano liczne korzyści związane z ekoprzedsiębiorczością oraz wskazano możliwe sposoby ich przełożenia na oczekiwany zrównoważony rozwój. Wyjaśniono również wielopoziomową wspólną płaszczyznę ekoprzedsiębiorczości i inicjatyw na rzecz ekologicznych produktów w kontekście zrównoważonego rozwoju. Z teoretycznego punktu widzenia w celu podkreślenia znaczenia ekoprzedsiębiorczości i inicjatyw na rzecz ekologicznych produktów w tym właśnie kontekście jako ramy rozwoju przyjęto teorię przedsiębiorczości Schumpetera oraz teorię ekologicznej modernizacji. Artykuł ma charakter eksploracyjny. Wykorzystano w nim dane wtórne z aktualnych tematycznych publikacji naukowych oraz raportów. Wnioski służą jako wskazówki i zalecenia dla rządu, badaczy, naukowców i innych zainteresowanych podmiotów, dotyczące wspierania ekoprzedsiębiorczości i inicjatyw na rzecz ekologicznych produktów oraz angażowania się i inwestycji w tym zakresie, a także pokazujące kierunki podążania ku zrównoważonemu rozwojowi w przyszłości.
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This paper examines ecopreneurship and green product initiative as an agenda for sustainable development in Nigeria. It explains the exclusive roles of ecopreneurship and green product initiatives in the rising trend of green economy in the current global market. The paper documents the numerous benefits associated with eco-entrepreneurship and how these benefits can translate to anticipated sustainable development. It also explains the multi-level intersection of eco-entrepreneurship and green product initiatives within the context of sustainable development. Theoretically, the paper adopts Schumpeter’s theory of entrepreneurship and ecological modernization theory as a development framework to underline the importance of ecopreneurship and green product initiatives in the context of sustainable development. The paper is exploratory with the use of secondary data sourced from current and relevant academic publications and reports. Findings from the paper serve as indicators and pointers to government, researchers, academicians and other stakeholders to promote, engage and invest in ecopreneurship and green product initiatives as the lens to locate the path to a more sustainable future.
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2017-06-30
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  • Department of Sociology, Olabisi Onabanjo University
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