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.
"Sharing Economy Revisited" - Our new article with Sarah Netter and Esben R.G. Pedersen is freely available from the Journal of Cleaner Production until 24th April: https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1YgP33QCo9UqJ7
Our article "A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns" is part of a special feature of the Journal of Industrial Ecology on "Digging Deeper into the Circular Economy". The articles in this special feature are available for free!
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.
‘Sharing economy’ businesses are becoming ever more present. Yet their impacts and value trade-offs are not well understood. We explored these impacts through a multiple-case study.
In a book chapter written for "Implementing Triple Bottom Line Sustainability into Global Supply Chains", edited by Lydia Bals and Wendy Tate, we take a closer look at sustainable supply chain and sustainable business model conceptions.
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.