Document Type : Research Paper


1 * Assistant professor of industrial Management Department, Faculty of economy, management and accounting. Yazd university

2 ** M.S Student of Industrial Management, Faculty of economy, management and accounting. Yazd University

3 M.A of Business Management, Faculty of economy, management and accounting. Persian Gulf University


     The modern world causes increased pollution and environmental problems and governments and organization‘s concerns about the environment and finally creates a concept as green innovation. This paper aims to evaluate the effect of green innovation dimensions on firm performance, with environmental performance as mediator. The firms in tile and ceramic industry in Yazd province are the target population of this study. This study proposes to evaluate green innovation practices with a particular focus on the managerial, process, product and technology innovation aspects. Structural equation modeling based on PLS method have been used to test the hypothesis. Results showed that green innovation dimensions including green process and technological innovation have significant effect directly on firm performance and also indirectly through the mediator role of environmental performance. Also, green management and product innovation effect only indirectly on firm performance.


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