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Baldassarre, B.R. (author), Keskin, Duygu (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Calabretta, G. (author)
The intensification of industrial activity within an unsustainable development paradigm caused an alarming environmental crisis intertwined with societal problems on a global scale. Sustainable design theory contains an extensive body of knowledge on how these environmental and societal issues can be addressed by rethinking industrial...
review 2020
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Reyes, María Elena L. (author), Zwagers, W.A. (author), Mulder, I. (author)
Sustainable innovation and transitions are increasingly gaining traction within academia, industries, and policymakers. Despite the research efforts, sustaining innovation and operationalizing transitions still remains a barely explored field. The pragmatic step from understanding towards doing is often not made explicit in the literature. In...
journal article 2020
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Hunink, Yvo Thomas Anton (author), Kamp, L.M. (author), Blom, Esther Maria (author)
Energy system projects in countries like India are often failing. Not only because of technical or economical barriers, but mainly institutional and social issues are at the base of these failures. A co-creation, or participatory, process to align all demands and requirements of the different stakeholders is required. This paper takes...
conference paper 2020
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Baldassarre, B.R. (author), Konietzko, J.C. (author), Brown, P.D. (author), Calabretta, G. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author), Karpen, Ingo O. (author), Hultink, H.J. (author)
Next to the redesign of industrial products and processes, sustainable business model innovation is a strategic approach to integrate environmental and social concerns into the objectives and operations of organizations. One of the major challenges of this approach is that many promising business model ideas fail to reach the market, which is...
journal article 2020
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Pesch, U. (author), Spekkink, Wouter (author), Quist, J.N. (author)
Local sustainability initiatives are studied from two scholarly perspectives: the perspective of sociotechnical innovation, which relates to the capacity of bottom-up initiatives to contribute to the development of sociotechnical alternatives; and the perspective of civic engagement which relates to the capacity of citizens to organize...
journal article 2018
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Leising, Eline (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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Niedderer, K. (author), Ludden, G (author), Clune, S.J. (author), Lockton, D. (author), Mackrill, J. (author), Morris, A. (author), Cain, R. (author), Gardiner, E. (author), Evans, M. (author), Gutteridge, R. (author), Hekkert, P.P.M. (author)
Over the last decade, design for behaviour change has become increasingly recognised as a strategy for enabling social change. Despite<br/>this, we are far from understanding its implementation, especially through the private and public sectors. This study has surveyed private<br/>and public sector stakeholders with regard to their current...
journal article 2016
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Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
To address global sustainability challenges, major investments are required in sustainable businesses that deliver triple bottom line results. Although interest in sustainable businesses is on the rise, these businesses are not yet widespread. Venture capital investment has a key role to play in the development of sustainable start-ups. The...
journal article 2015
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Mestre, A.C. (author), Gil, L. (author)
Sustainable Product Design is currently accepted as one of the most promising trends in the “Sustainable Development” movement. It is often seen as a facilitation tool to implement Sustainability in practice, by improving the life cycle and eco-efficiency of products, by promoting dematerialization and by proposing completely new innovative...
journal article 2011
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Anttonen, M. (author), Halme, M. (author), Houtbeckers, E. (author), Nurkka, J. (author)
As one prominent form of sustainable innovation, eco-efficient services have been promoted as a promising way towards more sustainable societies, but they have not turned into reality as expected. This paper argues that one of the primary reasons for the slow market penetration of eco-efficient services is the mismatch between customers’ needs...
conference paper 2010
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Peck, D. (author), Bakker, C. (author), Diederen, A. (author)
Historians understand the important role that access to critical raw materials has played in the development of civilizations, however access to materials has regularly led to distrust and conflict. Near future material scarcity scenarios appear to be severe and could include a mix of price volatility, supply disruptions and geopolitical...
conference paper 2010
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Weijs, R. (author), Faber, N. (author)
The concept of sustainable innovation goes beyond realizing technical solutions. For innovation to be effective, knowledge that is developed during the innovating activity requires to be dispersed to assure benefit of the innovation in production, use, maintenance and disposal. Actually doing so might jeopardize an organization’s competitive...
conference paper 2010
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Welfens, M.J. (author), Liedtke, C. (author), Rohn, H. (author), Nordmann, J. (author)
The LIVING LAB project is a design study within the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union. The aim of this project was to develop the conceptual design of the LIVING LAB Research Infrastructure that will be used to research human interaction with, and stimulate the adoption of, sustainable, smart and healthy innovations around the home....
conference paper 2010
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Weijs, R. (author), Faber, N. (author)
The concept of sustainable innovation goes beyond realizing technical solutions. For innovation to be effective, knowledge that is developed during the innovating activity requires to be dispersed to assure benefit of the innovation in production, use, maintenance and disposal. Actually doing so might jeopardize an organization’s competitive...
conference paper 2010
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Faber, N.R. (author), Jorna, R.J. (author)
Knowledge processes, such as knowledge sharing, knowledge use, knowledge creation or knowledge distribution are core components in sustainable innovation (Jorna, 2006), at both the individual and the group level. Knowledge creation refers to innovation and requires the possibility of learning (single loop, double loop or otherwise). A...
conference paper 2010
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Wu, J. (author)
The aim of the study is to develop a ‘design tool’, that is a method to enhance the design and planning of facilities for the sustainable production of new knowledge. More precisely, the objective is to identify a method to support the conception of building complexes related to the long-term production of new knowledge. The tool is focused on...
doctoral thesis 2005
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