Essays about: "Circular business models"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 essays containing the words Circular business models.

  1. 1. Product-as-a-Service: An accelerator to create an environmentally sustainable closed loop supply chain : (Multiple interview study from a retailer’s perspective)

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Saskia Tamerus; Lisanne Koers; Solveigh Steffens; [2022]
    Keywords : Product-as-a-Service; PaaS; Product-Service-System; PSS; Servitization; B2C Retailer; Circular Economy; Circular Business Model; Environmental Sustainability; Challenges; Mitigations; Closed Loop Supply Chain;

    Abstract : Abstract  Purpose:  The purpose of the research was to define Product-Service-System (PSS) and Product-as-a- Service (PaaS), identify the challenges and match mitigations with them when closing the supply chain from a B2C retailer’s perspective. The following three research questions were defined:  RQ1: How are Product-Service-System and Product-as-a-Service defined and related to the environmental sustainability context?  RQ2: What are the challenges that B2C-retailers with a Product-as-a-Service model encounter in regard to closing their supply chain loop?  RQ3: How can the closed loop supply chain related challenges that B2C-retailers encounter be mitigated to unfold the environmentally sustainable potential of PaaS business models?  Methodology: A systematic literature review was used for defining PaaS and PSS with an environmentally sustainable focus. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Organizational Climate when Implementing Circular Business Models : A multiple case study in the Swedish context

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sofia Ellström; Marija Ilikj; Julia Solans Rossi; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular economy; circular practices; circular transformation; organizational climate; SMEs;

    Abstract : Background: The circular economy has emerged as an alternative to linear approaches to consumption and has the potential to solve the most pressing sustainability issues society faces today. SMEs have a central role in the transition towards a circular economy, as they make up the majority of businesses in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Supporting SMEs in the Circular Economy Transition : Perspectives from Swedish Intermediaries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Linn Forsander; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Circular Economy; Small and medium-sized enterprises SME ; Circular Transition; Circular Business Model Innovation; Intermediaries;

    Abstract : There’s increasing evidence that activities from humans are affecting the earth system to a degree that is crossing the planetary boundaries. During the last decade, Circular Economy has gained attention from both academia, companies, and policymakers and is seen as one way to address economical and sustainability issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Applications of Printed and Organic Electronics : How printed and organic electronics can facilitate circular business models in the fashion industry through traceability

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Märta Fagergren; Matilda Junebrink; [2022]
    Keywords : Printed Electronics; Organic Electronics; Printed and Organic Electronics; Product Development; Design; Circular Business Models; Circular Fashion; RFID; NFC; Traceability;

    Abstract : Printed and organic electronics have been intensely researched in the past few years, and their potential low-cost and sustainability benefits combined with their unique form properties makes them interesting from a product design perspective. However, there has been a lack of product design with printed and organic electronics, which has created a gap between research and market. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Circular Fashion Economy : A Case Study on the Role of Unsold Apparel in Circular Strategies

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : David Jansson; Victoria Sjöbohm; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Circular Strategies; Deadstock; Drivers and Barriers; Excess Inventory; Fashion; Cirkulär ekonomi; cirkulära strategier; deadstock; drivkrafter och barriärer; överlager; mode;

    Abstract : The fashion industry is one of the most heavily polluting industries in the world. The industry has traditionally operated through the linear economy utilizing a take-make-waste supply chain. The appearance of the circular economy has provided the fashion industry with the opportunity to change its business models to more circular alternatives. READ MORE