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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

Circular Economy
Environmental Policy
Policy
Industry
Industry
Environmental Policy
Mexico
Environmental Management
Sustainable Development
Communication
Mexico
Industrial Park
Industrial Management
Compliance
Litter
Industry
Public-Private Partnership
Interaction
Network Industries
Knowledge Sharing
Corporate Social Responsibility
Sustainability Indicators
Environmental Management
Policy Making
Certification
Co-Creation
Poverty
Programme
Sovereignty
Developing World
Resources
Food
Poverty
Developing Country
Sustainability
Entrepreneurs
Base Of The Pyramid
Sustainability

Publications

Recent
Franco Garcia, M. M., Carpio-Aguilar, J. C., & Bressers, J. T. A. (2018). The Future of Circular Economy and Zero Waste. In Towards Zero Waste: Circular Economy Boost, Waste to Resources (Greening of Industry Networks Studies). Springer International Publishing.
Franco Garcia, M. M., Carpio-Aguilar, J. C., & Bressers, J. T. A. (2018). Towards Zero Waste: Circular Economy Boost, Waste to Resources: Introduction. In Towards Zero Waste: Circular Economy Boost, Waste to Resources (Greening of Industry Networks Studies). Springer International Publishing.
Franco Garcia, M. M., Carpio-Aguilar, J. C., & Bressers, J. T. A. (2018). Towards Zero Waste: Circular Economy Boost, Waste to Resources. (Greening of Industry Networks Studies). Springer International Publishing.
Franco-Garcia, M. L., Hendrawati-Tan, L., Gutierrez-Diaz, E. C., Casiano, C., & Bressers, H. (2017). Institutional innovation of water governance in Mexico: the case of Guadalupe Basin, near Mexico City. In C. de Boer, J. Vinke-de Kruijf, G. Özerol, & H. T. A. Bressers (Eds.), Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer: International Studies on Contextual Water Management (Second ed., pp. 188-204). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). Routledge.
Sarkis, J., Vazquez-Brust, D., De Bruijn, T., Fischer, K., Franco-Garcia, L., Kamolsiripichaiporn, S., ... Kuppusamy, I. (2015). Helping to build a sustainable future through the greening of industry and its networks: Knowledge sharing and action promotion. Journal of cleaner production, 98, 8-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.10.094
Nurdiana, J., Franco Garcia, M. M., & Hophmayer Tokich, S. (2015). Incorporating Circular Sustainability Principles in DKI Jakarta: Lessons Learned from Dutch Business Schools Management. Paper presented at Circular Economy inspiring Sustainable Innovation , Mexico City, Mexico.
Franco Garcia, M. M., Opstelten, I. (Ed.), Jauregui Becker, J. M., Eweg, E. (Ed.), van Tilburg, M., Robinson, C. (Ed.), ... Wagenaar, A. (Ed.) (2014). Centers of sustainable co-created products bij BoP. 61-62.
Krozer, Y., Franco Garcia, M. M., & Micallef, D. (2013). Interactions management in environmental policy. Management research review, 36(12), 1210-1219. DOI: 10.1108/MRR-06-2013-0141

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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

Contact Details

+31534894377 (secretary)
+31534894377 (if no answer)
 

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 1137
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  1137
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands