Tag Archives: Sustainability Transition

Papers in Brief (XXI): Bidmon & Knab (2017): The three roles of business models in societal transitions

This paper offers a conceptual link between business model and transition literature. It describes three distinct roles in which business models impact sustainability transitions.


“Sustainable Business Models: Companies & The Great Transformation” – The Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW) Annual Meeting 2013

The German Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW) dedicated its annual meeting 2013 to “The Great Transformation” (WBGU, 2011). The meeting was held in Berlin on 20th and 21st November and was titled “Business Model Sustainability – Economy and Economic Promotion in The Great Transformation” (original title: “Geschäftsmodell Nachhaltigkeit – Wirtschaft und Wirtschaftsförderung in der […]

Business Model Innovation and Sustainability Transitions (Matthew J. Hannon)

A post by Dr. Matthew J. Hannon,  Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London. Setting the Scene There is a growing consensus that many of the current systems we rely on to satisfy our human needs (e.g. comfort, mobility, nutrition etc.) are fundamentally unsustainable. Consequently, there is a pressing need to both swiftly and radically reconfigure […]