Tag Archives: Business Model Innovation
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.
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.
Three upcoming events at the University of Hamburg: one guest lecture and two Hamburg Workshops on BMfS.
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 […]
“Sustainability Innovation Pack” (Beta) – Facilitation Tool for Sustainable Business Model Innovation
How to create new, sustainability-oriented business models? How to improve the sustainability performance of the business you are already in? The Business Innovation Kit (BIK) by UXBerlin enables entrepreneurial teams to explore, dispute about, and co-define business ideas and models for new or existing organisations. A structured and focused process guides teams through different exercises, […]
What is a Flourishing (aka strongly sustainable) Business? Why do we need it? Why is it good for business (and everyone else) and how do we make it happen? In a continued Flourishing Business event series you’ll explore how businesses can sustain the possibility for human and other life to flourish on this planet forever. […]
On Tuesday January 13th, 2015 the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group (SSBMG) held it’s first monthly meeting of 2015. This marked the beginning of the group’s fourth year and called for a brief celebratory exchange about the achievements of the group in the past three years: The SSBMG LinkedIn group counts now almost 330 members […]
Why are business models important for sustainability innovations? Because they are “the flexible thing in the middle”!
During my PhD defense one of my supervisors (to whom I am really thankful!) asked this question: Okay, what you are saying is that business models are the ‘flexible thing in the middle,’ and that’s why they are important for the success of sustainability innovations. So, that’s all? Um, yes. Hm. To be honest, I […]
On Friday, 13th December, SBM blogger Florian Lüdeke-Freund defended his cumulative PhD thesis “Business Models for Sustainability Innovation – Conceptual Foundations and the Case of Solar Energy”. Below you find a brief summary, an overview of the articles included in the thesis, and the defence presentation. The PhD thesis can be downloaded here: http://opus.uni-lueneburg.de/opus/volltexte/2014/14286/ Summary […]