"Industry 4.0 technologies and circular economy: The mediating role of supply chain integration"

There is a great expectation that Industry 4.0 technologies will enable better circular economy (CE) results at firms. However, it is unclear how these technologies might contribute to CE. 


In a recent publication, Eleonora Di Maria, Valentina De Marchi, and Ambra Galeazzo from the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Padova, use survey data on a sample of more than 1200 Italian manufacturing firms and find that disentangling for the type of technologies is essential to understanding both their direct and indirect role toward CE. 


Read more in their “Business Strategy & the Environment” article here: https://unipd.link/Paper_DiMaria_DeMarchi_Galeazzo_CE