Twenty years of green innovation research: trends and way forward, Dr. Muhammad Farrukh, Sarfaraz Javed, Ali Raza and Jason Lee
Dr. Muhammad Farrukh
School of Management and Economics
Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing
Faculty of Management Sciences, Department of Business Administration
Ilma University, Karachi
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Knowledge Unit of Business, Economics, Accountancy, and Commerce (KUBEAC)
University of Management and Technology, Sialkot Campus, Lahore
Jason Wai Chow Lee
UCSI Graduate Business School, Faculty of Business and Management
UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the publication structure of academic research on green innovation (GI) between 2000 and 2019.
Design/methodology/approach: Bibliographic data on GI are extracted from the Scopus database, and then they were analyzed through VOSviewer software.
Findings: This paper analyzes 653 publications on GI from 2000 to 2019. For so doing, the study identifies the most productive countries, universities, authors, journals and the most prolific publications in GI. Besides, the study uses VOSviewer software to visualize the mapping based on co-citation, bibliographic coupling (BC) and co-occurrence of keywords.
Originality/value: The main contribution of the study is that it provides an overview of the trends and trajectories of GI, which may help the researchers and the practitioners to comprehend the trends and future research directions.
Keywords: Green innovation; Bibliometric analysis; Co-citation; Bibliographic coupling; Co-occurrence of keywords.
Citation: Farrukh, M., Javed, S., Raza, A. and Lee, J.W.C. (2021), "Twenty years of green innovation research: trends and way forward", World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 17 No. 3, pp. 488-501. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-06-2020-0068