45 patterns to support sustainable business model innovation

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.

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Relational Leadership for Strategic Sustainability – Practices and Capabilities to Advance the Design and Assessment of Sustainable Business Models (2017)

Summary In this paper we explore the role of leadership in enabling and accelerating the impact of strategic sustainability initiatives. We do this by first identifying the central integration challenges that strategic sustainability presents through an examination of the five levels of the Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development (FSSD). We identify the importance of relational … Continue reading Relational Leadership for Strategic Sustainability – Practices and Capabilities to Advance the Design and Assessment of Sustainable Business Models (2017)

Business Models for Sustainability – A Co-Evolutionary Analysis of Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Transformation (2016)

Summary The relevance of business models for corporate performance in general and corporate sustainability in particular has been widely acknowledged in the literature while sustainable entrepreneurship research has started to explore contributions to the sustainability transformation of markets and society. Particularities of the business models of sustainable niche market pioneers have been identified in earlier … Continue reading Business Models for Sustainability – A Co-Evolutionary Analysis of Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Transformation (2016)