Tag Archives: sustainable business models
New Special Issue: “Assessing and forecasting the sustainability impact of new ventures” – 13 Articles on Theories, Methods, and Empirical Evidence
Startups are essential for sustainability transformations. But how to assess the sustainability impacts of new ventures? Check out the new special issue “Assessing and forecasting the sustainability impact of new ventures”.
Book on “Business Models for Sustainability Transitions” – Video and Voucher
In a new video episode of Business Model Insights we are giving a brief overview of the book. Palgrave Macmillan offers a 20% discount the book until 25th April 2022.
Couldn’t Attend the New Business Models Conference 2021? No Problem! Here are 800+ Pages to Read
the beginning of June 2021, the focus was on Halmstad when the University hosted the sixth edition of the international scientific conference New Business Models. You can now download the nicely formatted, 800+ pages strong conference proceedings.
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.