Green Marketing Mix: A Review of Literature and Direction for Future Research

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Prashant Kumar ; Bhimrao Ghodeswar (2015)
  • Journal: International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), volume 6, issue 3 July, pages 42-59
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4018/IJABIM.2015070104

The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of a systematic review of literature in green marketing domain and to propose directions for future research. Green marketing issues are delineated from literature extending marketing orientation and marketing mix frameworks. As society becomes more concerned with the natural environment, businesses modify their behaviour in an attempt to address society's concerns. Based on the literature review, the conceptual review and direction for future research have been delineated and discussed. The paper concludes with the evidences of integration between sustainability and marketing in forms of corporate environmental actions and green marketing practices in businesses. The paper deals with the concept of 4-Ps and the green marketing practice as business response to the increasing environmental consciousness of consumers in the market. The discussion highlights future research avenues and consequent implications for marketers of green products in designing their marketing strategies.
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