Dr. Anne Rainville

Assistant Professor
Innovation and Sustainability



Scholarly publications

Rainville, A. (2022). Green Public Procurement in Mission-Orientated Innovation Systems: Leveraging Voluntary Standards to Improve Sustainability Performance of Municipalities. Sustainability (Switzerland), 14(14), 1-22. Article 8591. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14148591


Scholarly publications

Rainville, A., & Bruggenhagen, M. (2021). Technological innovation in circular business models - Measuring the impact of patenting activity on material flow improvements for circular economy transitions. Abstract from The 6th international conference on New Business Models, Halmstad, Sweden.
Rainville, D. A. (2021). Stimulating a more Circular Economy through Public Procurement: Roles and dynamics of intermediation. Research Policy, 50(4), 1-11. Article 104193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2020.104193

Professional publications

Hekkert, M. P., Reike, D., Rainville, A. M., & Negro, S. O. (2021). Transition to Circular Textiles in the Netherlands: An innovation systems analysis. Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management. https://www.government.nl/documents/reports/2021/01/12/transition-to-circular-textiles-in-the-netherlands-an-innovation-systems-analysis


Scholarly publications

Blind, K., Pohlisch, J., & Rainville, A. (2020). Innovation and standardization as drivers of companies’ success in public procurement: an empirical analysis. Journal of Technology Transfer, 45(3), 664-693. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-019-09716-1
Tolk, A., Katina, P. F., Rainville, A., & Selby, J. (2020). Towards a framework for enterprise-wide operational agility in complex environments. International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, 10(2), 91-107. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSSE.2020.109125


Scholarly publications

Rainville, A. (2017). Standards in green public procurement – A framework to enhance innovation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167, 1029-1037. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.10.088


Scholarly publications

Rainville, A., Hawkins, R., & Bergerson, J. (2015). Building consensus in life cycle assessment: The potential for a Canadian product category rules standard to enhance credibility in greenhouse gas emissions estimates for Alberta's oil sands. Journal of Cleaner Production, 103, 525-533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.06.067