Tag Archives: Sustainable Business Modelling

Papers in Brief (XVI): Schoormann et al. (2016): Sustainability in business models – A literature-based design-science-oriented research agenda

This paper explores how design principles can be applied to current sustainable business model frameworks to support business modelling processes and to enable the building of IT-tools to support BMfS.

“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, […]

Celebrating 3 Years of Strongly Sustainable Business Model Research

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 […]

Strongly Sustainable Business Models: A Personal Perspective on a New Field of Practice and Research

Welcome This is [a repost of] my first post  in the blog for the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group (SSBMG), an applied research group within OCAD U’s Strategic Innovation Lab in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  [ The original post  (made July 26, 2012) can be seen here and subsequent posts here].  The SSBMG group’s convener, Dr. Nabil Harfoush, has asked me, as a cofounder […]

New Book “Disrupt Together” features Chapter on “Developing Sustainable Business Models” by Nabil Harfoush

One reason to look forward to this year’s Christmas Eve might be the new book “Disrupt Together: How Teams Consistently Innovate” edited by Stephen Spinelli Jr. and Heather McGowan, which will be published on 10th December by Pearson/FT Press. According to Pearson/FT Press, the author team “… covers every facet of innovation, including design processes, team development, ethnography, […]

The “Value Mapping Tool” to Support Sustainable Business Modelling

Nancy Bocken, Lead Researcher at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, and her colleagues Samuel Short, Padmakshi Rana and Steve Evans recently published an article about “A value mapping tool for sustainable business modelling” in Corporate Governance (see SBM Literature). Nancy published a highly interesting introduction to the “Value Mapping Tool” on her own […]