Our new study presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of presently known business model patterns that hold the potential to contribute to the diffusion of ecologically and socially beneficial innovations.
‘Business Models for Sustainability Transitions’ – New book that combines sustainability transitions and business model studies
For the first time, a whole edited volume has been dedicated to combining sustainability transitions and business model research. 30+ authors, 12 book chapters.
We have to face it: We still don’t understand sustainable value creation!
We hear and use it quite often: 'sustainable value creation'. But we still struggle to define and apply it. Our latest Journal of Business Models article discusses the What, the Who, and the How of sustainable value creation.
‘Degrowth’ inspires business model innovation for a sustainable post-COVID economy – LSE Business Review thought piece
In a recent thought piece we introduce business model innovation and business model patterns as promising contribution to a toolbox for a post-crisis economy.
Organizations have an impact on sustainability! Do you have a paper (idea) with impact?
Organizations have an impact on sustainability! Do you have a paper (idea) with impact? Submit to our NBM Conference track “Exploring Organizational Impact” – Until 31st January 2021!
Can Sustainability-Driven Business Model Design Support the Transition to a More Resilient and Sustainable Post-Crisis Economy? New White Paper
Business model innovation and business model patterns, combined with sustainability paradigms such as degrowth, are introduced as promising contributions to a toolbox for a post-crisis economy.
Business & Society special issue now complete: “Collaborative Cross-Sector Business Models for Sustainability”
Our Business & Society special issue "Collaborative Cross-Sector Business Models for Sustainability" is now complete. All articles are available from the journal's website.
What Types of Sustainable Business Models Do We Already Have?
We are inviting you to join our workshops on "Sustainable Business Design with Business Model Patterns" at this year's ISPIM and GRONEN conferences.
Circular Economy Roadmap for Germany – Prof. Lüdeke-Freund appointed as member of Circular Business Models working group
Florian Lüdeke-Freund was appointed by the German National Academy of Science and Engineering, acatech, to the Circular Business Models working group of the Circular Economy Initiative Germany.
“Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Business Models” – New Open Access Article in Business Strategy and the Environment
A new open access article connecting sustainable entrepreneurship, innovation, and business models. I am discussing the following issue in this article: Why should sustainability-driven entrepreneurs care about business models?
Four million business models for the circular economy
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.