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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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Vogtländer, J.G. (author), Scheepens, A.E. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Peck, David (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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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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Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Short, SW (author)
Business model innovation is an important lever for change to tackle pressing sustainability issues. In this paper, ‘sufficiency’ is proposed as a driver of business model innovation for sustainability. Sufficiency-driven business models seek to moderate overall resource consumption by curbing demand through education and consumer engagement,...
journal article 2016
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