On the 13th of December 2019, Minttu Laukkanen defended her PhD thesis “Sustainable business models for advancing system-level sustainability”. The thesis can be downloaded here: http://www.urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-335-471-5

The International Journal of Innovation Management calls for papers on “Managing Values for Innovation”. Submission deadline is 31st August 2020.

The 5th International Conference on New Business Models takes place 1-2 July 2020 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Papers can now be submitted.

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

Title of the book: Business models for sustainability transformations Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan Editors: Annabeth Aagaard and Florian Lüdeke-Freund The objective of the book: To inspire academia, businesses and society with empirical and theory-based research, case studies and case examples of novel and innovative business models that are being radically transformed and/or that have the potential […]

The Journal of Business Models is developing a special issue on “Fostering Multi- and Interdisciplinary Business Model Research”. This special issue was motivated by this year’s 3rd Business Model Conference and 4th Int. Conference on New Business Models. The special issue editors are looking for innovative research methods, theories, and case studies to extend our […]

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.

This special issue aims at exploring commonalities and differences between different streams of business model research. Full paper submission: Between 1st August and 30th September 2019.

Our article “A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns” is part of a special feature of the Journal of Industrial Ecology on “Digging Deeper into the Circular Economy”. The articles in this special feature are available for free!

The study explores the different ways in which incumbents are changing their existing business models to join the sharing economy and their implications for environmental, social and economic value creation.