Category Circular Economy 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.

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Open Access: “A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns”

Our article “A Review and Typology of Circular Economy Business Model Patterns” is part of a special feature of the Journal of Industrial Ecology on “Digging Deeper into the Circular Economy”. The articles in this special feature are available for free!

LAST MINUTE: Project employee without doctorate – Circular economy – Deadline 31st August 2018

The Christian-Doppler-Pilotlaboratory for Sustainable Product Management in a Circular Economy of the University of Graz is looking for a project employee without doctorate.

New paper on circular business models

A new paper is exploring the emerging concept of circular business models. These business models aim at a Circular Economy and are a central route for sustainable business model innovation.

Papers in Brief (XXIII): Bocken, Schuit & Kraaijenhagen (2018): Experimenting with a circular business model: Lessons from eight cases

Experimentation is an essential capability to innovate business models for sustainability. We conducted action research with eight case companies doing business experimentation and developed and applied a Circular Business Experiment Cycle.


PhD studentship at University of Exeter: “Digital technologies and business model innovations for the circular economy”

The University of Exeter is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship on “Digital technologies and business model innovations for the circular economy”: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=3036 This project will investigate how to use disruptive digital technologies (e.g. internet of things, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, 3D printing and cloud computing) to achieve circular economy; and which […]

Reminder: Call for Abstracts for a Special Issue on “Business Models for the Circular Economy” – Deadline 1st Sept 2017

This request for papers for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility focuses on exploring Business Models for the Circular Economy.