Category Sustainable Business Model Innovation

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 […]

Papers in Brief (VIII): Geissdoerfer, Bocken & Hultink (2016): Design Thinking to Enhance the Sustainable Business Modelling Process

[Note: This is the eigth 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 (VIII) by Martin Geissdoerfer and Nancy Bocken  Geissdoerfer M.; Bocken N. & Hultink H. (2016): Design thinking to enhance the sustainable […]

Papers in Brief (VI): Rosca et al. (2016): Business models for sustainable innovation – an empirical analysis of frugal products and services

[Note: This is the sixth 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 (VI) by Eugenia Rosca Rosca, E.; Arnold, M. & Bendul, J. C. (2016): Business models for sustainable innovation–an empirical analysis of […]

3rd Hamburg Workshop on Sustainability-Oriented Business Models (Dec 18, 2015) – Business Model Innovation Through Design Thinking

3rd Hamburg Workshop on Sustainability-Oriented Business Models “Value Ideation Workshop” Sustainable business model innovation through design thinking  [Event flyer as PDF] On December 18th, 2015, the University of Hamburg and its Faculty of Business, Economics & Social Sciences host a hands-on workshop on “Sustainable Value Ideation”. It will be facilitated by Martin Geißdörfer of the […]

Update: “Triple-Layered Business Model Canvas” Workshop Video and Conference Paper

On May 19th, 2015, the University of Hamburg and its Faculty of Business, Economics & Social Sciences hosted a workshop on “Design of More Sustainable Business Models”, held by Alexandre Joyce. The 90-minute video recording of Alexandre’s introduction to sustainable business model design and his “Triple-Layered Business Model Canvas” is now available online – see […]