Debt for Brands – Tracking Down a Bias in Financing Photovoltaic Projects in Germany (2011)

Summary What kinds of PV project configurations do lenders prefer to finance? Recent developments in the field of renewable energy project finance have reinforced the need for investigation, as fundraising has become more challenging and project evaluation by banks more demanding. To contribute to the limited research in this field, we focus on photovoltaic projects … Continue reading Debt for Brands – Tracking Down a Bias in Financing Photovoltaic Projects in Germany (2011)

Towards a Conceptual Framework of Business Models for Sustainability (2010)

Summary Theorists and practitioners highlight the importance of business for progress in sustainable consumption and production (SCP). In this context business models are discussed as meta factors that can support the adoption of cleaner products and processes, sustainable supply chains and further contributions towards SCP. The article is about business model innovation and the creation … Continue reading Towards a Conceptual Framework of Business Models for Sustainability (2010)

3rd Hamburg Workshop – Sustainable Business Model Innovation Through Design Thinking (Dec 18, 2015)

On December 18th, 2015, the University of Hamburg and its Faculty of Business, Economics & Social Sciences host a hands-on workshop on “Sustainable Value Ideation”. It will be facilitated by Martin Geißdörfer of the Department of Product Innovation Management at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. It was developed in collaboration with Dr. Nancy … Continue reading 3rd Hamburg Workshop – Sustainable Business Model Innovation Through Design Thinking (Dec 18, 2015)

2nd Hamburg Workshop – Using the Triple-Layered Business Model Canvas (May 19, 2015)

On May 19th, 2015, the University of Hamburg and its Faculty of Business, Economics & Social Sciences host a hands-on workshop on “Design of More Sustainable Business Models”. It will be facilitated by Alexandre Joyce who is an eco-innovation advisor at the Institute for Product Development in Montréal, Canada. This workshop is the second in … Continue reading 2nd Hamburg Workshop – Using the Triple-Layered Business Model Canvas (May 19, 2015)

1st Hamburg Workshop – Designing Business Models for Flourishing Enterprises (Dec 5, 2014)

On December 5th, 2014, the University of Hamburg and its Faculty of Business, Economics & Social Sciences* host a colloquium and workshop on “Designing Business Models for Flourishing Enterprises” facilitated by Antony Upward, Co-founder of the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group (SSBMG), OCAD University, and Principal of Edward James Consulting Ltd., Toronto, Canada. These events … Continue reading 1st Hamburg Workshop – Designing Business Models for Flourishing Enterprises (Dec 5, 2014)