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Framing and assessing the emergent field of business model innovation for the circular economy: A combined literature review and multiple case study approach (2020)
Journal Article
Santa-Maria, T., Vermeulen, W. J., & Baumgartner, R. J. (2021). Framing and assessing the emergent field of business model innovation for the circular economy: A combined literature review and multiple case study approach. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 26, 872-891. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2020.12.037

Widespread adoption of sustainable and circular business models is required to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable society, however, the literature supporting the process of Business Model Innovation for the Circular Economy - or Circular... Read More about Framing and assessing the emergent field of business model innovation for the circular economy: A combined literature review and multiple case study approach.

A typology of circular economy discourses: Navigating the diverse visions of a contested paradigm (2020)
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Calisto Friant, M., Vermeulen, W. J., & Salomone, R. (2020). A typology of circular economy discourses: Navigating the diverse visions of a contested paradigm. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 161, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.104917

The circular economy (CE) has recently become a popular discourse especially in government and corporate sectors. Given the socio-ecological challenges of the Anthropocene, the concept of CE could indeed help the transition to a sustainable, just and... Read More about A typology of circular economy discourses: Navigating the diverse visions of a contested paradigm.

The Circular Economy and Cascading: Towards a Framework (2020)
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Campbell-Johnston, K., Vermeulen, W. J., Reike, D., & Brullot, S. (2020). The Circular Economy and Cascading: Towards a Framework. Resources, Conservation & Recycling: X, 7, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rcrx.2020.100038

The principle of cascading, the sequential and consecutive use of resources, is a potential method to create added value in circular economy (CE) practices. Despite conceptual similarities, no research to date has explored how cascading has been oper... Read More about The Circular Economy and Cascading: Towards a Framework.