Category Sustainable Business Model Innovation

We have to face it: We still don’t understand sustainable value creation!

We hear and use it quite often: ‘sustainable value creation’. But we still struggle to define and apply it. Our latest Journal of Business Models article discusses the What, the Who, and the How of sustainable value creation.

Can Sustainability-Driven Business Model Design Support the Transition to a More Resilient and Sustainable Post-Crisis Economy? New White Paper

Business model innovation and business model patterns, combined with sustainability paradigms such as degrowth, are introduced as promising contributions to a toolbox for a post-crisis economy.

Special Issue Workshop – Organization & Environment – “The Organizational Dynamics of Business Models for Sustainability”

Submit your manuscripts to our online special issue workshop on “The Organizational Dynamics of Business Models for Sustainability”. Deadline for workshop submissions is 13th November 2020.

Call for Papers: “The Organizational Dynamics of Business Models for Sustainability” – Special Issue of Organization & Environment – Deadline April 15, 2021

We invite scholars to draw on insights from organization theory to examine how and under what conditions the development and implementation of BMfS are related to organizational change, and to what effect.

DEADLINE EXTENSION – CfP on “Managing Values for Innovation” (IJIM) – Submit until 31st October 2020

Innovation research increasingly attends to the role that values and normative orientations play for innovation. We invite empirical and theoretical studies as well as insights about research and innovation facilitation methods for values-based innovation.

Papers in Brief (XXIX): Bocken & Geradts (2019): Barriers and Drivers to Sustainable Business Model Innovation: Organization Design and Dynamic Capabilities

The study reveals sustainable business model innovation barriers and drivers, by drawing on 53 semi-structured interviews with top, senior and mid-level managers at AkzoNobel, Interface, Johnson & Johnson, Pearson, Philips, and Unilever, and 59 initiatives.

What Types of Sustainable Business Models Do We Already Have?

We are inviting you to join our workshops on “Sustainable Business Design with Business Model Patterns” at this year’s ISPIM and GRONEN conferences.

Papers in Brief (XXVIII): Baldassarre et al. (2020): Addressing the design-implementation gap of sustainable business models by prototyping

This study proposes the sustainable business model pilot canvas, a tool that organizations can use to plan and execute small-scale pilots, turning sustainable business model ideas defined “on paper” into concrete action and tangible impact.

Free ISPIM-Webinar on Values-Based Innovation Management, 28 Oct 2019

This ISPIM Webinar introduces the basic concepts, exemplary methods and practical applications of values-based innovation management. Register for free!

Four million business models for the circular economy

Why is it so difficult to provide a comprehensive overview of circular economy business models? The answer is simple: because there are so many of them.