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dr. M.L. Franco Garcia (Laura)

Assistant Professor

About Me

María-Laura Franco-García holds a Ph.D. on “Environmental Chemistry” (Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, France). She worked for the Mexican Environmental Ministry contributing to the hazardous waste regulations. Franco’s research interests expanded to public and private management of natural resources and to product development fields since her affiliation to “Tecnológico de Monterrey”. Franco is currently one of the European coordinators of the global network of “Greening of Industry Network GIN)” www.greeningofindustry.org. Her current research is related to GIN’s mission, e.g. Circular Economy, CSR, sustainable industrial parks, social and environmental Life Cycle Assessment, social entrepreneurship, among others.

Expertise

Social Sciences
Mexico
Sustainability
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Circular Economy
Sustainability
Transition
Business & Economics
Co-Creation
Environmental Policy
Policy Learning

Publications

Recent
Shahrabi, N. S. , Bressers, J. T. A. , Franco Garcia, M. L., & Pourezzat, A. A. (2020). Policy learning for generating green electricity. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 10(4), 487-496. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijeep.10306
Nurdiana, J. , Heldeweg, M. , & Franco-García, M-L. (2019). Mapping Indonesian's transition towards a circular economy. In 4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network: 28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México (pp. 516-522). [ID 616] UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería.
Osorio Vázquez, M. C. , Bressers, H. T. A. , & Franco García, M. L. (2019). Analysis of the federal Mexican program POPMI which supported female entrepreneurship initiatives in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico. In F. G. Barrosa Tanoira, R. P. Cortés, & R. A. Santos Valencia (Eds.), El Desarrollo de ventajas competitivas en las organizaciones (pp. 183-199). Universidad del Mayab S.C..
Franco-García, M-L., Carpio-Aguilar, J., & Rincón-Moreno, J. (2019). How does sustainability reporting pay back? In 4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network: 28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México (pp. 250-252). [ID 638] UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería.
Nurdiana, J. , Heldeweg, M. , & Franco-García, M-L. (2019). New lens scenarios to shape the future of Indonesian’s first circular city. In 4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network: 28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México (pp. 523-527). [ID 617] UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería.
Loya-Hinojos, K., Güereca, L. P. , Franco-García, L. , & Heldeweg, M. (2019). El estudio de cultivo de tomate en invernadero, hacia una producción más sustentable. In 4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network: 28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México (pp. 421-426). [ID 627] UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería.
Luján-Ornelas, C., Güereca, L. P. , Franco-García, L. , & Heldeweg, M. (2019). Hacia una industria textil sustentable. In 4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network: 28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México (pp. 400-405). [ID 601] UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería.
Moshtaq, N. , Kreiner, I. , Brouwers-Ren, L. , & Franco-García, M-L. (2019). Towards social sustainability of industrial parks: The Dutch case. In 4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network: 28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México (pp. 236-244). [ID 609] UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería.

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Education

Aside teaching in the MEEM and minor Crossing Borders programs I am open for delivering guess lectures to engaging students and colleagues on collaborative activities associated to sustainability.

Affiliated Study Programmes

Master

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.
 

Courses Academic Year  2020/2021

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 1133
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  1133
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands