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AcademicTransfer recently published a really interesting job posting for a postdoc fellowship (original source: http://www.academictransfer.com/employer/WUR/vacancy/22319/lang/en/): Job description For a project on business models for climate smart innovations in the agricultural sector, funded by KiC-Climate, we are looking for an ambitious post-doctoral fellow interested in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship in general and business models for […]
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 […]
César Levy França, PhD researcher at the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden, recently published his Licentiate Thesis “Business Model Design for Strategic Sustainable Development”. César is working at the Department of Strategic Sustainable Development which is lead by Prof. Dr. Göran Bromann. Prof. Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt, who founded The Natural Step back in 1989, is also working at this department. […]
Strongly Sustainable Business Models: A Personal Perspective on a New Field of Practice and Research
Welcome This is [a repost of] my first post in the blog for the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group (SSBMG), an applied research group within OCAD U’s Strategic Innovation Lab in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [ The original post (made July 26, 2012) can be seen here and subsequent posts here]. The SSBMG group’s convener, Dr. Nabil Harfoush, has asked me, as a cofounder […]
On Friday, 13th December, SBM blogger Florian Lüdeke-Freund defended his cumulative PhD thesis “Business Models for Sustainability Innovation – Conceptual Foundations and the Case of Solar Energy”. Below you find a brief summary, an overview of the articles included in the thesis, and the defence presentation. Summary This cumulative dissertation deals with the relationships between […]