Index

Challenges on the Path Toward Sustainability in Europe

ISBN: 978-1-80043-973-3, eISBN: 978-1-80043-972-6

Publication date: 4 December 2020

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(2020), "Index", Žabkar, V. and Redek, T. (Ed.) Challenges on the Path Toward Sustainability in Europe, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 313-320. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80043-972-620201020

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INDEX

Index

Note: Page numbers followed by “n” indicate notes.

Academy of Management Journal
, 65

Academy of Management Review
, 65

Ad hoc allocation rule
, 221

Added value
, 91

Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Legal Records (AJPES)
, 104

Agenda 21
, 15

Allocation rules
, 221

Altruism
, 214

Annual work unit (AWU)
, 38

Asset-based reallocations (ABR)
, 210

Autoregressive distributed lag bounds model (ARDL bounds model)
, 246

Bankruptcy/liquidation
, 116

Bibexcel
, 62

Bibliographic coupling
, 60

Bibliometric

analysis
, 59

methodology
, 60–61

Bibliometrix (R-tool)
, 62

Biological cycle of economy
, 24

Board members
, 176

Budget, linking sustainable policies to
, 309–310

Budgetary process
, 309

Business models (BM)
, 23, 134–135, (see also Market(ing))

innovation
, 136

reconfiguration
, 136

Business practices
, 83

of outsourcing
, 150

Business-logistics services
, 149

GLPs and environmental sustainability
, 151–152

policies and recommendations with emphasis on European Union
, 162–164

research design and methodology
, 152–155

research results
, 155–162

theoretical background
, 150–151

Capital accumulation
, 275

Capital structure
, (see also Human capital)

theory
, 108–116

trade-offs
, 115

Carbon dioxide emissions (CO2 emissions)
, 242–243

Child mortality
, 15

Circular economy
, 2–3, 23, 82–83

Circular material use rate (CMU)
, 47

Cisco
, 135

Citation analysis
, 59–60

Civil servants
, 176

Clean water and sanitation
, 51

Co-author analysis
, 60

Co-citation

analysis
, 59–60

of journals
, 67

of references
, 66

Co-word analysis
, 59–61, 68–71

Collective consumption
, 222

Compound annual growth rate (CAGR)
, 32, 39, 41

Consciousness for sustainable consumption
, 178–179

Conservative welfare regimes
, 215, 217

Consumer

perspective
, 177

sustainability orientation
, 179

Consumption
, 220–222

Corning
, 135

Corporate bankruptcy prediction from accounting data
, 102–104

Corporate capital structure
, 116

Corporate reputation
, 69–71

Corporate social and financial performance
, 67

Corporate social performance (CSP)
, 69–70

Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
, 2, 58, 68–69, 82, (see also Strategic CSR)

Corporate sustainability
, 3, 82–84, 92, (see also Social sustainability)

dimensions
, 84–86

environmental issues in strategic management
, 87–88

motives for corporate sustainability strategies
, 89–90

need for inclusion of sustainability in strategic management
, 86–87

non-substitutability, irreversibility and nonlinearity of capital depletion
, 86

results
, 90–92

social issues in strategic management
, 88–89

suggestions for research
, 94

Corporations
, 302

Cost

of capital
, 67

reductions
, 91–92

Costliness of information
, 276

Covariates
, 118

Cox hazard model
, 118

Cox proportional hazard regression model
, 118, 120, 123

Cox regression model
, 122

Cross-country differences
, 224

Cusum stability test
, 246

Data

acquisition and preparation
, 61–62

analysis
, 62

Demographic dependency
, 199–201

ratio
, 192

Dependency indicators
, 198–200

Determinants
, 109

of firm survival
, 116–122

Discriminant

models
, 103

statistical analysis
, 103

Disposable income
, 223

Disruptions
, 307–308

Division of labor
, 275

Donors/philanthropists
, 176

Durbin-Watson test
, 246

Eco-innovation
, 132

Eco-Innovation Index
, 132–133

Ecologically sustainable companies
, 85

Economic consequences (ECON consequences)
, 178

Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)
, 241

Economic(s)
, 192

capital/profit
, 84

crises
, 175

dependency
, 210

development
, 254

efficiency
, 280–281

of federalism
, 282–284

growth
, 255

life cycle
, 220–222

system
, 85

Ecosystem services
, 85

Education
, 15, 254–255, 257

funding
, 264

importance
, 258

investment in
, 259–262

role of state
, 263–265

and social aspects of sustainable development in Europe
, 258

Educators
, 176

Efficiency
, 281

Electricity use
, 238

Energy consumption
, 240, 242

Entrepreneurship
, 275

Environment(al)
, 148

innovation
, 302

issues in strategic management
, 87–88

Kuznets curve
, 250n2

management
, 68

proactivity
, 88, 91

protection
, 23, 255

technological development
, 128

thinking
, 151

Environmental consequences (ENV consequences)
, 178

Environmental sustainability
, 16, 151–152, 156, 159, 161, (see also Corporate sustainability)

Equality
, 254

Error correction model
, 246

EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC)
, 220

Europe

education and social aspects of sustainable development in
, 258

inequality and poverty in
, 258–259

typology of welfare regimes in
, 215–216

European AGENTA project
, 194, 196

European Central Bank (ECB)
, 48

European Climate Change Program
, 13

European Commission
, 22, 163

European Consensus on Development
, 21

European Union (EU)
, 3, 13, 24, 32, 128, 164, 192, 238, 254, 273, 299

challenges in progress toward sustainable development in
, 24–26

challenges on path toward sustainability for
, 3–4

countries
, 192

member states
, 210

policies and recommendations with emphasis on
, 162–164

progress in other areas
, 40

progress toward SDGs
, 32–33

progress toward SDGs in old and new EU members
, 40–41

score value comparison
, 41

SD indicators with biggest difference between old and new EU members
, 42–52

from SDG
, 32–34

SDGs in EU and challenges in implementation
, 12–13

sustainable development as policy priority in
, 18–24

Sustainable Development Strategy
, 162

EUROPOP2018 population projections
, 192, 194, 204

Ex ante costs
, 278

Ex post costs
, 278

Exchange motive
, 214

Expected competitive advantage
, 90

Exploitation of renewables
, 162

Familial transfers
, 210

Families in welfare provision
, 218

Financial markets
, 210

Firm survival
, 102, 301

capital structure theory and
, 108–116

determinants
, 116–122

Firm(s)
, 102, 128, 301

capital structure theory
, 108–116

dataset
, 104–108

predicting corporate bankruptcy from accounting data
, 102–104

Fiscal policy
, 267

Fisher unit root test
, 251n4

Fixed and random effect models
, 246

Flows
, 219

Framework
, 172–173

Friedman’s philosophy
, 83

Future technological development
, 128

Gehan-Wilcoxon statistics
, 114

Gender equality
, 15

cross-country differences in gender equality promotion
, 224

Genuine intentions
, 149

Global Innovation Index (GII)
, 132

Goals
, 306

Golden rule of thumb
, 279–280

Good governance
, 134

Green adaptive ability
, 140n2

Green corporate strategies
, 301

Green distribution and packaging
, 152

Green innovations
, 129–133, 302

Green logistics practices (GLP)
, 148–149, 151–153

drivers
, 151

perceived importance and adoption rate
, 157, 160–162

Green manufacturing
, 152

Green process innovation
, 132

Green product innovation
, 132, 134

Green reasoning
, 150

Greenhouse gas (GHG)
, 12

Greenwashing
, 149

Hangzhou Summit
, 129

Harmonized European Time Use Survey (HETUS)
, 196

Hausman test
, 246

Hazard

models
, 103

rates
, 113, 124n5

Hazard ratio (HR)
, 118, 121

HIV
, 16

Human capital
, 238, 275

data and methodological framework
, 242–244

investment
, 241

literature review
, 239–242

measures
, 241

nexus
, 240

results
, 244–249

Human resource management (HRM)
, 174

Humanity
, 12

Hunger
, 15

Implementation gap
, 164

Income quintile share ratio
, 268n1

Index of human capital
, 242

Industrial policy
, 138

Inequality
, 259–262

in Europe
, 258–259

Information technology
, 150

Innovation

activities at level of companies
, 133–137

governance
, 136

for greener and profitable future
, 128–129

performance and green
, 129–133

policy for green
, 137–139

Innovation Action Plan
, 129

Institutional

environment
, 241

theory
, 67

Intangible assets
, 257

Inter-household transfers
, 223

Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Development Policies
, 308–309

Inter-vivos transfers
, 214

Intergenerational transfers
, 210

cross-country differences in intergenerational transfer systems
, 224

International Energy Agency (IEA)
, 242

Intra-household transfers
, 223

Invention-oriented policies
, 138

Investment Plan for Europe
, 23

Investment(s)

in education
, 259–262

in education and training
, 263

Irreversibility of capital depletion
, 86

Jabber
, 135

Jasper
, 135

Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development
, 17

Journal of Business Ethics
, 64–65, 67–68, 73

Journals analysis and references
, 64–68

Kyoto agreement
, 14

Kyoto protocol
, 12–13, 20

Labor income
, 195–196, 220–222

profile
, 213

Law and economics scholarship, synthesis of
, 279

Legal system
, 278–279

Leverage choices
, 115

Liberal welfare regimes
, 215–216

Life cycle deficit (LCD)
, 193, 210, 219, 224, 227–228

Life cycle surplus (LCS)
, 194, 219

Life cycle theory
, 212–213

Life tables
, 114, 123

“Limits to growth”
, 297–298, 303–304

Lisbon goals
, 19

Logistics services
, 148

Logistics-service providers (LSPs)
, 148–150

Logit/Probit models
, 103

Malaria
, 16

Market(ing)

failures
, 279–280

marketing/consumer issues related to CSR
, 67

Maternal health
, 16

Maximum likelihood regression model
, 109

Mediterranean regime
, 216–217

Megatrends
, 307–308

Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
, 13–15, 297

Mincer equation
, 242

Mission-oriented policies
, 137–138

Mixed-methods approach
, 254

Modern economic theory
, 213

Motives

for corporate sustainability strategies
, 89–90

for reallocation and direction of flows
, 214–215

Multilateral approach
, 17

Mutual reinforcement
, 255

National development strategy
, 306

internalizing 2030 Agenda into
, 306–307

National Innovation System approach (NIS approach)
, 138

National Time Transfer Accounts (NTTA)
, 194

National Time Transfer Accounts dependency ratio (NttaDR)
, 200, 202–204

National Transfers Accounts (NTA)
, 192, 210–211

dependency indicators
, 198–200

market part of economy
, 194–200

methodological framework
, 194, 218–224

methodology
, 210–211

results
, 200–204, 224–230

theoretical background
, 211–215

unpaid work
, 196–198

National Transfers Accounts dependency ratio (NtaDR)
, 192, 199–202

Natural capital/planet
, 84–85

Natural resources
, 20–21, 85

Neo-classical economic growth models
, 238

Net public transfers
, 222

New EU members

progress toward SDGs in
, 40–41

score value comparison
, 41

SD indicators
, 42–52

New Universal Sustainable Development Agenda 2030
, 304–305

Newey West estimation
, 249

Non-substitutability of capital depletion
, 86

Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)
, 173, 176

Nonlinearity of capital depletion
, 86

Old EU members

progress toward SDGs in
, 40–41

score value comparison
, 41

SD indicators
, 42–52

OpenDNS
, 135

Optimal capital structure
, 113, 115

Optimal vertical regulatory structure
, 282–284

Organizational-level CSR
, 58

“Our world, our dignity, our future”
, 21

Outsourcing non-core activities
, 148

Overlapping generations model (OLG model)
, 212

Pareto–efficiency
, 281

Patents
, 129–130

Pecking order hypothesis
, 109

Performance analysis
, 60

Policy

framework
, 21

policy-makers
, 129

Political

commitment and ownership
, 309

political-legal framework
, 89–90

Politicians
, 176

Post-communist

countries
, 230

regime
, 216–217

Poverty
, 15

in Europe
, 258–259

Private ABRs
, 223

Private consumption
, 221

Private firms
, 116

Private reallocations
, 223

Private sector
, 220

Private transfers
, 210, 214, 218–219, 223

Proactive approach
, 93

Proactive strategies
, 88

Probit model
, 103

Profit, planet and people approach (3P approach)
, 12

Profit-driven companies
, 302

Profitability
, 91

Program budget
, 309

Public concern
, 90

Public consumption
, 221–222

Public education
, 257

Public financing of education
, 263

Public goods
, 280

Public intangible capital
, 255, 257

Public policy-makers
, 176

Public reallocations
, 222–223

Public sector
, 220

Public transfers
, 210, 219

inflows and outflows
, 222–223

Quality of education
, 48

Race-to-the-bottom effect
, 282

Reactive strategies
, 88

Reallocations
, 214–215

Regulation
, 89–90

Regulators
, 89–90

Regulatory intervention
, 279

Reputation
, 67

Research and development (R&D)
, 128–129

expenditure
, 131

Research policy
, 138

Rest of the world (ROW)
, 220

Romanian system
, 232n1

Rule of law

degradation
, 285–287

economic efficiency and wealth maximization
, 280–281

economics of federalism and optimal vertical regulatory structure
, 282–284

golden rule of thumb
, 279–280

“governance and ensuring policy coherence at all levels”
, 289

over-regulation and degradation of
, 272–275

over-regulation and excessive regulatory activity
, 284–285

reflection paper on sustainable development goals
, 287–289

sustainable development and role of legal system
, 278–279

Sustainable Europe in 2030
, 287

synthesis of law and economics scholarship
, 279

theoretical mechanisms at work
, 275–278

Rule-of-thumb truncation
, 109

Scenarios
, 307–308

Science

mapping
, 60

policy
, 138

Service-oriented firms
, 302

Shareholder value
, 67

Slovenian accounting standards
, 124n1

Slovenian judiciary
, 286

Slovenian Research Agency
, 6

Social capital
, 257

social capital/people
, 85–86

Social cohesion
, 254

Social component
, 303–304

Social consequences (SOC consequences)
, 178

Social development
, 258

Social equality
, 255

Social exchange theory
, 173–174

Social issues in strategic management
, 88–89

Social sustainability
, 259–262, (see also Corporate sustainability)

education and social aspects of sustainable development in Europe
, 258

education investment and role of state
, 263–265

inequality and poverty in Europe
, 258–259

investment in education, well-being, inequality and social sustainability
, 259–262

policy implications
, 265–268

reinforcement
, 255

theoretical background
, 255–258

Social-democratic welfare regimes
, 215–216

Socially sustainable companies
, 85–86

Socio-economic development
, 22

Sound innovation governance at policy level
, 137

Specialization
, 275

Stakeholders
, 3–4, 71, 176–178

theory
, 89

Stockholm conference (see United Nations Conference on Human Environment)

Strategic CSR
, 57–60

co-word analysis
, 68–71

data acquisition and preparation
, 61–62

data analysis
, 62

general overview of papers on
, 62–64

leading journals analysis and references
, 64–68

methods
, 60–61

research and analysis
, 62–64

Strategic management

environmental issues in
, 87–88

need for inclusion of sustainability in
, 86–87

social issues in
, 88–89

Strategic Management Journal
, 65

Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach
, 65

Strategic orientations
, 306

Strategic priorities
, 306

Students
, 176

Substantial growth
, 63

Sustainability
, 1–3, 70, 148, 172, 192, 238

challenges on path toward sustainability for EU
, 3–4

dimensions
, 174–175, 183

drivers
, 175–176, 183

need for inclusion of sustainability in strategic management
, 86–87

practices
, 148

spheres
, 176–178

sustainability–human capital nexus
, 239

Sustainable consumption
, 179–180

Sustainable development (SD)
, 12, 32, 82, 254–255, 273, 278–279

challenges in progress toward sustainable development in EU
, 24–26

education and social aspects of sustainable development in Europe
, 258

at global level
, 13–18

indicators with biggest difference between old and new EU members
, 42–52

key characteristics of
, 297

as policy priority in EU
, 18–24

tridimensional concept
, 298

Sustainable Development Agenda
, 14, 16–17

Sustainable development goals (SDG)
, 12, 32, 128, 254, 281, 297

building SDGs partnerships
, 308–309

in EU and challenges in implementation
, 12–13

EU from
, 32–34

EU progress toward
, 32–33

with moderate movement
, 34–36

with moderate progress
, 37–40

progress toward SDGs in old and new EU members
, 40–41

reflection paper on
, 287–289

score value comparison
, 41

SDG Agenda
, 304–306

SDG11
, 38

SDG2
, 38

SDG7
, 39

with significant progress
, 33–34

timeline of key events
, 14

Sustainable economic development
, 256

“Sustainable Europe for a better world, A” strategy
, 19

Sustainable Europe in 2030
, 287

Sustainable future
, 298

ambitious goals and wide cross-country differences
, 298–300

joint action of consumers and companies toward
, 300–303

limits to growth and social component
, 303–304

policy challenges
, 304–310

Sustainable growth
, 23

Sustainable indebtedness
, 111

Sustainable market(ing)
, 174

exchange
, 173–174, 183

framework
, 177

methodology
, 178–179

proposition of framework
, 173

results
, 179–182

sustainability dimensions
, 174–175

sustainability drivers
, 175–176

sustainability spheres and stakeholders
, 176–178

Sustainable production
, 180–181

System of National Accounts (SNA)
, 192

System-oriented policies
, 138

“Take-make-consume-dispose” principle
, 82

“Take-make-dispose” linear approach
, 25

Target capital structure
, 114–115

Technical cycle of economy
, 24

Technology
, 275

policy
, 138

Third-party logistics providers (3PLs)
, 150

Top management

commitment
, 90

journals
, 68

Top-down and integrated approach
, 308

Trade-off theory
, 109

Transaction costs
, 276–278

Transfer systems
, 217–218

Treaty of Amsterdam
, 19

Treaty of European Union (TFEU)
, 273

Triple bottom line (TBL)
, 2–3, 82, 84

UN Millennium Campaign
, 14

United Nation (UN)
, 18, 32

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
, 255

United Nations Conference on Human Environment
, 12

Universal primary education
, 15

Unpaid work
, 196–198

Vector error correction model
, 246, 249

Volunteers
, 176

Wealth maximization
, 280–281

Web of Science (WoS)
, 59, 61–62, 75

Webex
, 135

Welfare regimes
, 211, 215

characteristics
, 216–217

linkage between transfer systems and
, 217–218

typology of welfare regimes in Europe
, 215–216

Well-being
, 259–262

White test
, 246

Whole-of-government approach
, 308

World’s Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index
, 285

Z-score
, 103