Why is it so difficult and complex for existing companies to implement circular business models? What do corporations require to successfully initiate and navigate circular business model innovation? Florian Hofmann and Melanie Jaeger-Erben pursued these questions in the recently published article „Organizational transition management of circular business model innovations“.
Networking and community building are cornerstones of Circular Berlin’s meet-ups, and that will remain true as we move to an online format! Following the presentations, we’ll have breakout rooms and facilitated discussion so participants can still get to know one another, exchange ideas, and continue to strengthen this community.
Obsoleszenz = Kurzlebigkeit? Genau! Wir nutzen den Begriff Obsoleszenz, wenn wir von einer verkürzten Lebens- und Nutzungsdauer von Elektronikgeräten sprechen. Dabei müssen die Wechselwirkungen zwischen drei Faktoren berücksichtigt werden ...
In times of climate change, biodiversity loss, or growing natural resource scarcity, the circular business model (CBM) concept is increasingly attractive, promoting the reorganization of current value creation architectures and supply chains toward a sustainable system of production and consumption.
The article was published in the Journal of Cleaner Production 224 from page 361 till page 374.
Advanced packaging for wireless sensor nodes in cyber-physical systems – impacts of multifunctionality and miniaturization on the environment
Advanced packaging for wireless sensor nodes in cyber-physical systems – impacts of multifunctionality and miniaturization on the environment.
Elusive Practices: Considerations on limits and possibilities of environmental policy for sustainable consumption
The Earth Summit on Sustainable Development in 1992 brought about a fundamental shift in the mandate of environmental policy. How to protect the environment and nature from citizens was no longer the main issue. Rather, the focus was how to organize majorities among citizens for a collective effort on a societal transformation towards sustainability. The environmental effects of citizens’ everyday routines of consumption came into focus and ways of inﬂuencing them were sought. In this paper, one of the strategies German environmental policy employs for observing the everyday consumption of citizens is analyzed.
The paper can be accessed here.