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.
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.
“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.
“Sharing Economy Revisited” – Article Available for Free until 24th April
"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
Special Feature of the Journal of Industrial Ecology: “Digging Deeper into the Circular Economy”
Our article “A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns” (2019, together with Stefan Gold and Nancy Bocken) is part of a special feature of the Journal of Industrial Ecology on “Digging Deeper into the Circular Economy”.
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.
Upsides and Downsides of the Sharing Economy
‘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.
Values-Based Network and Business Model Innovation
A Framework and Workshop Method for Values-Based Business Modelling
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)