Category SBM Blog

Pre-Announcement: 4th & 5th Hamburg Workshop on Sustainability-Oriented Business Models

Three upcoming events at the University of Hamburg: one guest lecture and two Hamburg Workshops on BMfS.

New Report: Energy Business Models at the Base of the Pyramid

South African Impact Amplifier recently published a report on energy business models at the base of the pyramid.

New research anthology on “Business Models: Strategies, Impacts and Challenges”

A new research anthology published by our blogger Adam Jabłoński. The book contains 19 chapters by nearly 30 authors. It covers topics ranging from technopreneurship to circular and sharing business models.

“Business Models for Shared Value” – Network for Business Sustainability Report Published

The full report (100 pages), executive guide (30 pages), and primer (3 pages) are now available from the Network for Business Sustainability.

Sustainable Business Model Research – Time to Leave the Twilight Zone

Sustainable business model research should leave its “twilight zone” between business model and sustainability research – a research agenda is needed.

“To Create Shared Value, Adapt Your Business Model”

The Network for Business Sustainability will publish a report on “Business Models for Shared Value” in late November/early December 2016. You find a sneak peek (published 11 Nov 2016) at the upcoming report here, and an earlier project description can be found here. The Network for Business Sustainability will publish a main report (100+ pages), […]

Call for Contributions: SDM’17 Session on “Business Model Innovation for Sustainable Design and Manufacturing”

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Conference session on “Business Model Innovation for Sustainable Design and Manufacturing” SDM’2017 | International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing Bologna, Italy | 26-28 April 2017 Conference website and submission details  Session Call for Papers as PDF   Session Description The aim of this session is to explore the diverse intersections of […]

Sustainable Business Model Symposium at the Academy of Management Conference 2016

Symposium SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS:  TOWARDS MEANINGFUL ORGANIZATIONS AND ORGANISING Academy of Management Conference 5-9 August 2016, Anaheim (CA) USA.  Symposium: Tuesday 9 August 3PM, Orange County Ballroom 1 room of the Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, CA, USA. Organizations are currently facing significant pressure to broaden their identity and mission from mere economic value creation to include also social and environmental […]

Papers in Brief (V): Lüdeke-Freund, Gold & Bocken (2016): Sustainable Business Model and Supply Chain Conceptions – Towards an Integrated Perspective

[Note: This is the fifth post in our “Papers in Brief” series. This series offers a special service as it explains the core ideas of chosen research papers in a nutshell.] Lüdeke-Freund, F.; Gold, S. & Bocken, N. (2016): Sustainable Business Model and Supply Chain Conceptions – Towards an Integrated Perspective, in: Bals, L. & […]

Register for the International Conference on “New Business Models”, Toulouse (FR), 16 & 17 June 2016

We like to draw your attention to the upcoming international conference on New Business Models, which will take place in Toulouse (France). The conference is held at the Toulouse Business School (TBS) on June 16 and 17. Conference fee is only €130,- Please register at: bit.ly/26JnvzR. You are most welcome! Jan Jonker and Niels Faber, members […]