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By Javier Amores Salvadó, Gregorio Martín de Castro, Miriam Delgado Verde, José Emilio Navas López

The hyperlinks among a firm's competitiveness and the average setting were studied because the mid 90's. This quantity explores, either theoretically and empirically, the relationships among environmental product innovation, eco-friendly photo and enterprise functionality.

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Thus, green human capital understood that employees' skills, stocks of knowledge, attitude or commitments about environmental issues playa great role in the development of environmental innovations or in the environmental management in general. They are particularly important in the pollution prevention strategies noted by the NRBV theory, where continuous improvement and employees' attitudes towards sustainable development are crucial for its adequate development. g. pollution records, water and energy consumption) are part of the organizational endowment that support both the environmental management of the company and the development of environmental strategies.

Besides the time factor, Eisenhardt and Martin (2000) argue that organizational change must be carried out before the competitors. - Opportunities and threats identification: The dynamic capabilities approach, through its monitoring capabilities, allows us to identify the opportunities and threats emerging from the changes in the environment (Barreto, 2010). - Systematic character: The dynamic capabilities allow the resolution of problems in a systematic, structured, persistent and nonrandomized manner (Barreto, 2010).

Technological nature can be seen in environmental technologies for the prevention of environmental pollution or for the control of the same, commonly called {end of pipe'. In relation to its organizational nature it includes environmental management tools such as International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 or the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). Institutional and social nature can be seen in the environmental institutions such as the intergovernmental panel on climate change and in changes in styles and dynamics of life and consumption, respectively.

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