Tag Archives: sustainable business models

Papers in Brief (XXIX): Bocken & Geradts (2019): Barriers and Drivers to Sustainable Business Model Innovation: Organization Design and Dynamic Capabilities

The study reveals sustainable business model innovation barriers and drivers, by drawing on 53 semi-structured interviews with top, senior and mid-level managers at AkzoNobel, Interface, Johnson & Johnson, Pearson, Philips, and Unilever, and 59 initiatives.

Papers in Brief (XXVIII): Baldassarre et al. (2020): Addressing the design-implementation gap of sustainable business models by prototyping

This study proposes the sustainable business model pilot canvas, a tool that organizations can use to plan and execute small-scale pilots, turning sustainable business model ideas defined “on paper” into concrete action and tangible impact.

NEW PHD THESIS ON “SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS FOR ADVANCING SYSTEM-LEVEL SUSTAINABILITY”

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

Papers in Brief (XXVII): Ciulli & Kolk (2019): Incumbents and business model innovation for the sharing economy: Implications for sustainability

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.

4th Int. Conference on New Business Models – New Deadline 17th February 2019 – New Special Issues

More than 120 participants from more than 30 countries have already registered for NBM@Berlin 2019! Due to several requests, we offer an extension for submissions until 17th February 2019.

Papers in Brief (XXVI): Bocken, Boons, Baldassarre (2019): Sustainable business model experimentation by understanding ecologies of business models

The paper presents a novel framework to assist in sustainable business model design and experimentation: The Ecology of Business Models Experimentation (EBME) map.

Papers in Brief (XXIII): Bocken, Schuit & Kraaijenhagen (2018): Experimenting with a circular business model: Lessons from eight cases

Experimentation is an essential capability to innovate business models for sustainability. We conducted action research with eight case companies doing business experimentation and developed and applied a Circular Business Experiment Cycle.


What is a ‘business model for sustainability’?

Research on ‘business models for sustainability’ (BMfS) is developing very dynamically. But many scholars and also practitioners deal and struggle with the question how to define a BMfS.

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on “Sustainable Value Creation Through Business Models” – Deadline 15 Jan 2018

The Journal of Business Models calls for papers that take a closer look at theories, concepts, and cases that apply more comprehensive and stakeholder-sensitive notions of value and value creation.

New Report: Incremental and radical hybrid business models – Challenging business as usual

Antwerp Management School published a report on hybrid business models. The report distinguishes between incremental and radical hybrid business models aimed at the creation of sustainability value.