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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.

Sustainability assessment in circular inter-firm networks: An integrated framework of industrial ecology and circular supply chain management approaches (2020)
Journal Article
Walker, A. M., Vermeulen, W. J., Simboli, A., & Raggi, A. (2021). Sustainability assessment in circular inter-firm networks: An integrated framework of industrial ecology and circular supply chain management approaches. Journal of cleaner production, 286, Article 125457. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.125457

Circular economy has become a central concept of sustainable production and consumption since its introduction into the public eye. However, to ensure circular economy actually delivers on its promises regarding sustainability, it is vital to anticip... Read More about Sustainability assessment in circular inter-firm networks: An integrated framework of industrial ecology and circular supply chain management approaches.

Corporate Circular Economy Reporting: A Review of Current Frameworks and Approaches. (2020)
Book Chapter
Opferkuch, K., Caeiro, S., Salomone, R., & Ramos, T. (2020). Corporate Circular Economy Reporting: A Review of Current Frameworks and Approaches. In C. P. D. Oliveira, O. Carla Padrel de, D. Sayago, S. Dóris, J. Trindade, T. Jorge, …J. Marc (Eds.), E-Sustainability 2020: atas do Seminário Doutoral. Lisbon: Universidade Aberta. https://doi.org/10.34627/jc7h-df07

A presente obra reúne os contributos em forma de artigo resumido dos participantes no Seminário Doutoral Anual do Doutoramento em Sustentabilidade Social e Desenvolvimento, da Universidade Aberta de Portugal. Nesta publicação podem ser encontrados te... Read More about Corporate Circular Economy Reporting: A Review of Current Frameworks and Approaches..

Analysing European Union circular economy policies: words versus actions (2020)
Journal Article
Calisto Friant, M., Vermeulen, W. J., & Salomone, R. (2021). Analysing European Union circular economy policies: words versus actions. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 27, 337-353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2020.11.001

Since the publication of the European Union's Circular Economy Action Plan in 2015, this new sustainability paradigm has become a guiding force behind the environmental and economic policies of the Junker Commission. The European Union (EU) has taken... Read More about Analysing European Union circular economy policies: words versus actions.

A typology of circular economy discourses: Navigating the diverse visions of a contested paradigm (2020)
Journal Article
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, Article 104917. 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.

A Critical Review of Academic Approaches, Methods and Tools to Assess Circular Economy at the Micro Level (2020)
Journal Article
Roos Lindgreen, E., Salomone, R., & Reyes, T. (2020). A Critical Review of Academic Approaches, Methods and Tools to Assess Circular Economy at the Micro Level. Sustainability, 12(12), Article 4973. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12124973

Transitioning from the current linear economic development model to a circular economy (CE) is a hot topic in academic literature, public governance, and the corporate domain. Actors have implemented CE strategies to reduce their resource use and its... Read More about A Critical Review of Academic Approaches, Methods and Tools to Assess Circular Economy at the Micro Level.

How circular is your tyre: Experiences with extended producer responsibility from a circular economy perspective (2020)
Journal Article
Campbell-Johnston, K., Calisto Friant, M., Thapa, K., Lakerveld, D., & Vermeulen, W. J. (2020). How circular is your tyre: Experiences with extended producer responsibility from a circular economy perspective. Journal of cleaner production, 270, Article 122042. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122042

The circular economy (CE) emphasises closing material loops to retain material value. The current practice of tyre recycling in the Netherlands, through a system of extended producer responsibility (EPR), appears an overwhelming success, with claims... Read More about How circular is your tyre: Experiences with extended producer responsibility from a circular economy perspective.

The Circular Economy and Cascading: Towards a Framework (2020)
Journal Article
Campbell-Johnston, K., Vermeulen, W. J., Reike, D., & Brullot, S. (2020). The Circular Economy and Cascading: Towards a Framework. Resources, Conservation & Recycling: X, 7, Article 100038. 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.