Tag Archives: Business models for sustainability innovation

Business Models for Sustainable Innovation – JCP Article Currently with Open Access

The Journal of Cleaner Production (JCP) currently offers open access to our article “Business Models for Sustainable Innovation: State of the Art and Steps towards a Research Agenda“. If you don’t have access to JCP, e.g. via your university, this might be an opportunity to get a copy for free. We are not sure how […]

Celebrating 3 Years of Strongly Sustainable Business Model Research

On Tuesday January 13th, 2015 the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group (SSBMG) held it’s first monthly meeting of 2015. This marked the beginning of the group’s fourth year and called for a brief celebratory exchange about the achievements of the group in the past three years: The SSBMG LinkedIn group counts now almost 330 members […]

Why are business models important for sustainability innovations? Because they are “the flexible thing in the middle”!

During my PhD defense one of my supervisors (to whom I am really thankful!) asked this question: Okay, what you are saying is that business models are the ‘flexible thing in the middle,’ and that’s why they are important for the success of sustainability innovations. So, that’s all? Um, yes. Hm. To be honest, I […]