Category Sustainable Business Model Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR SPECIAL ISSUE ON “BUSINESS EXPERIMENTATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY” – DEADLINE 31 MARCH 2019

This special issue in Journal of Cleaner Production explores ‘business experimentation for sustainability’ as an approach to accelerate sustainability transitions in business.

Papers in Brief (XXV): Lüdeke-Freund, Carroux, Joyce, Massa & Breuer (2018): The sustainable business model pattern taxonomy – 45 patterns to support sustainability-oriented business model innovation

Based on a literature review and classification methodology, a new taxonomy comprising 45 sustainable business model patterns was developed. This taxonomy can assist practitioners and researchers in classifying sustainable business models by learning from the experience of others.

Paper in Brief (XIX): Geissdoerfer et al. (2017): The Cambridge Business Model Innovation Process

The Cambridge Business Model Innovation Process is a framework to guide organisations’ business model innovation efforts and map the necessary activities and potential challenges involved.

Papers in Brief (XIV): Yang, Evans, Vladimirova & Rana (2017): Value uncaptured perspective for sustainable business model innovation

Business models have been examined mostly from the perspectives of value proposition, value creation, value delivery, and value capture. This article proposes the concept of “value uncaptured” – value that could be captured but has not yet been captured.

5th Hamburg Workshop on Sustainability-Oriented Business Models: “Neues Wirtschaftspotential durch die Circular Economy” (July 28, 2017, in German)

On July 28, 2017, the 5th Hamburg Workshop on Sustainability-Oriented Business Models takes place. This edition deals with product design and business models for a circular economy.

4th Hamburg Workshop on Sustainability-Oriented Business Models: “Lean for Flourishing Startups – Business Modelling and Testing Lab” (June 9, 2017)

Antony Upward and Ondine Hogeboom offer a full-day workshop on flourishing business model design at the University of Hamburg, Germany.

Papers in Brief (XII): Huijben, Verbong & Podoynitsyna (2016): Mainstreaming Solar – Stretching the Regulatory Regime Through Business Model Innovation

This paper addresses the question of how sustainable business model design is affected by governmental policies. Insights from transition studies and business model literature are integrated and substantiated with insights from the Dutch and Flemish solar energy markets.

Papers in Brief (XI): Breuer & Lüdeke-Freund (2017): Values-Based Network and Business Model Innovation

This paper presents a framework and workshop method for values-based business modelling.

Value mapping tool for Sustainable Business Modelling – Guides for facilitators

The Value Mapping Tool was developed to assist in ‘sustainable business modelling’ – the process of inventing new sustainable business model ideas. The process of using the tool, and the terminology of value captured, value missed, value destroyed and new value opportunities were introduced in the first journal paper and earlier conference paper about the value mapping tool. By […]

Papers in Brief (IX): Wells (2016): Degrowth and Techno-Business Model Innovation: The Case of Riversimple

[Note: This is the ninth 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.] Papers in Brief (IX) by Peter Wells Wells, P. (2016): Degrowth and techno-business model innovation: the case of Riversimple, Journal of Cleaner Production, online […]