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Rethinking green entrepreneurship - fluid narratives of the green economy (2016)
Journal Article
O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2016). Rethinking green entrepreneurship - fluid narratives of the green economy. Environment & planning. A, 48(9), (1727-1749). doi:10.1177/0308518X16650453. ISSN 0308-518X

Green entrepreneurs have been seen as key drivers for a transition to a green economy. However, there has been limited in-depth qualitative empirical research with green entrepreneurs to date, focusing instead on typologies categorising certain ‘type... Read More

Building a green economy? Sustainability transitions in the UK building sector (2015)
Journal Article
Gibbs, D., & O'Neill, K. (2015). Building a green economy? Sustainability transitions in the UK building sector. Geoforum, 59(February), 133-141. doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2014.12.004

This paper explores the interest by policy makers to encourage and develop a green economy, with a particular focus on UK government attempts to engender a shift in the mainstream building and construction sector towards adopting green building metho... Read More

The green economy, sustainability transitions and transition regions : a case study of Boston (2014)
Journal Article
Gibbs, D., & O'Neill, K. (2014). The green economy, sustainability transitions and transition regions : a case study of Boston. Geografiska annaler. Series B, Human geography, 96(3), (201-216). doi:10.1111/geob.12046. ISSN 0435-3684

This paper is focused upon exploring the development of the green economy in particular locations, with the aim of identifying why some cities and regions have been successful in engendering green growth. To date we have little idea where the green e... Read More

Rethinking sociotechnical transitions and green entrepreneurship : the potential for transformative change in the green building sector (2014)
Journal Article
Gibbs, D., & O'Neill, K. (2014). Rethinking sociotechnical transitions and green entrepreneurship : the potential for transformative change in the green building sector. Environment & planning. A, 46(5), 1088-1107. doi:10.1068/a46259

This paper explores the development of green entrepreneurship and its potential role in transformative change towards a green economy. It achieves this through a study of the green building sector in England and Wales, based on qualitative empirical... Read More

Towards a sustainable economy? Socio-technical transitions in the green building sector (2013)
Journal Article
O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2014). Towards a sustainable economy? Socio-technical transitions in the green building sector. Local environment, 19(6), (572-590). doi:10.1080/13549839.2013.818954. ISSN 1354-9839

Making the transition to a green economy is a major policy driver in the UK and other countries. Entrepreneurs are suggested as being at the forefront of this transition and as a driving force for sustainability. These “green entrepreneurs” may repre... Read More