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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Boons, F (author), Baldassarre, B.R. (author)
Sustainable business model innovation is about creating superior customer and firm value by addressing societal and environmental needs through the way business is done. Business models require intentional design if they are to deliver aspired sustainability impacts. Scant research has been done on ‘ecologies’ of different business models in...
journal article 2019
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Baldassarre, B.R. (author), Schepers, M. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Cuppen, E.H.W.J. (author), Korevaar, G. (author), Calabretta, G. (author)
Industrial Symbiosis (IS) is a collective approach to competitive advantage in which separate industries create a cooperative network to exchange materials, energy, water and/or by-products. By addressing issues related to resource depletion, waste management and pollution, IS plays an important role in the transition towards sustainable...
journal article 2019
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Brown, P.D. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Balkenende, A.R. (author)
We investigate why companies collaborate within the circular oriented innovation process. The purpose is to understand what motives trigger collaborative circular oriented innovation, as well as conditions, drivers and barriers. First, we define circular oriented innovation building on sustainable oriented innovation literature. Subsequently,...
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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Strupeit, Lars (author), Whalen, Katherine (author), Nußholz, Julia (author)
The circular economy has been heralded as a potential driver for sustainable development by business, academia, and policymakers. In a future circular economy, new business models are needed that slow, close and narrow resource loops to address key resource and climate challenges. After a phase of excitement and inspiration, an...
review 2019
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Tunn, V.S.C. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), van den Hende, E.A. (author), Schoormans, J.P.L. (author)
Combining sustainable consumption with the circular economy concept could help tackle challenges, such as resource scarcity and climate change by reducing resource throughput and increasing cycling of products and materials within the economic system, thereby reducing emissions and virgin material use. To achieve sustainable consumption in a...
journal article 2019
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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Schuit, C.S.C. (author), Kraaijenhagen, C. (author)
Experimentation is an important capability in the transition to a sustainable business. The aim of business experimentation is to learn and improve business model innovation activities with limited risks and resources through continuous and collective learning with stakeholders. Through action research we worked with eight case companies on a...
journal article 2018
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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Mugge, R. (author), Bom, Colin A. (author), Lemstra, Hidde-Jan (author)
Pay-per-use business models where consumers pay for the unit of service (e.g. a wash) without gaining product ownership are often linked to increased environmental performance. Consumers would become more conscious about consumption patterns and companies would take responsibility for product life cycle issues. Such benefits can only be achieved...
journal article 2018
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Yip, Angus W. H. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
Sustainable business model innovation is increasingly viewed as a lever for systems change for sustainability across businesses and industries. Banks hold a unique intermediary role in sustainable development, but also have a difficult position after the 2008 financial crisis. This paper aims to explore business models for sustainability in...
journal article 2018
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Leising, E.J. (author), Quist, J.N. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
The Circular Economy (CE) gained significant traction in business and academia. While in the building sector issues around energy efficiency are being widely explored, CE is still a relatively new topic. This article reports on three CE pilots in the Dutch building sector and develops a collaboration tool for developing and operating circular...
journal article 2018
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Ritala, Paavo (author), Huotari, Pontus (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Albareda, Laura (author), Puumalainen, Kaisu (author)
In this study, we examine the diversity of sustainable business models adopted by the largest global corporations — those listed in the S&P 500 index — over the period 2005–2014. We examine press release communications during this period, which represent public data about business-relevant events. We expect that examining this communication...
journal article 2018
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Prendeville, S.M. (author), Cherim, Emma (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
Urbanisation and climate change are urging cities to chart novel paths towards sustainable futures. Many cities are turning to the alluring 'circular economy' (CE) concept to guide this redirection. The CE concept re-imagines how flows of resources moving through economies might be 'closed'. Here, we explore this new 'circular city' agenda by...
journal article 2018
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Manninen, Kaisa (author), Koskela, Sirkka (author), Antikainen, Riina (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Dahlbo, Helena (author), Aminoff, Anna (author)
The circular economy (CE) can be a driver for sustainability and CE can be promoted and supported by the creation of new and innovative business models, which embed CE principles into their value propositions throughout the value chains. This study focuses on the environmental value propositions of the CE business models. The term environmental...
journal article 2018
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Vogtländer, J.G. (author), Scheepens, A.E. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Peck, D.P. (author)
Eco-efficient Value Creation is a method to analyse innovative product and service design together with circular business strategies. The method is based on combined analyses of the costs, market value (perceived customer value) and eco-costs. This provides a prevention-based single indicator for ‘external environmental costs’ in LCA. The...
journal article 2017
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Baldassarre, B. (author), Calabretta, G. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Jaskiewicz, T.J. (author)
With an increasing population, a growing middle class and increased resource use, our current ways of living and doing business are unsustainable. Next to the implementation of innovative technology, sustainable development based on innovative business models, better understating of customer needs and behavioural change are crucial. This...
journal article 2017
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Geißdörfer, M. (author), Savaget, Paulo (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Hultink, H.J. (author)
While the terms Circular Economy and sustainability are increasingly gaining traction with academia, industry, and policymakers, the similarities and differences between both concepts remain ambiguous. The relationship between the concepts is not made explicit in literature, which is blurring their conceptual contours and constrains the...
journal article 2017
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Prendeville, S.M. (author), O'Connor, Frank (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Bakker, C.A. (author)
The aim of this article is to explore how ecodesign dilemmas contribute to a firm's ecodesign evolution. The article achieves this through empirical research into a process of ecodesign decision-making in a single firm. The study spans a timeframe of nine years. The article describes how recognising and dealing with ecodesign dilemmas fuels...
journal article 2017
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Prendeville, S.M. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
In the face of growing sustainability challenges, pressure on businesses to decouple environmental impacts from growth is mounting. New sustainable business models can be a systemic driver for change in industry and the wider business innovation literature suggests that strategic design approaches can be at the heart of business model innovation...
journal article 2017
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Mugge, R. (author), Jockin, B.G.W. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
As smartphones are being replaced at an increasing rate, it becomes more and more important to find ways to reuse (parts of) existing phones. This research investigates the potential of selling refurbished smartphones using a quantitative study. An online survey was conducted questioning 250 respondents, in which the perceived consumer risks and...
journal article 2017
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Weissbrod, Ilka (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
This research paper shows how a firm pursues innovation activities for economic, social and environmental value creation in the context of time sensitivity. We make a conceptual link between lean startup thinking, triple bottom line value creation, and organizational capabilities. The case study firm uses a novel experimentation approach to...
journal article 2017
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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), de Pauw, I.C. (author), Bakker, C.A. (author), van der Grinten, B. (author)
The transition within business from a linear to a circular economy brings with it a range of practical challenges for companies. The following question is addressed: What are the product design and business model strategies for<br/>companies that want to move to a circular economy model? This paper develops a framework of strategies to guide...
journal article 2016
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