Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Scopus Web of Science® Altmetric
Type: Journal article
Title: Business model innovation to create and capture resource value in future circular material chains
Author: Roos, G.
Citation: Resources, 2014; 3(1):248-274
Publisher: MDPI AG
Issue Date: 2014
ISSN: 2079-9276
Statement of
Göran Roos
Abstract: This article briefly discusses the origins and development of the business model concept resulting in a high level definition. Against this backdrop, frameworks from the literature around green business models with examples of green business models and the business model innovation process are presented. The article then discusses the origins and meaning of different “green” concepts relevant for the circular value chain concluding with a high level definition. The article finally outline the process by which a business model for a circular value chain can be developed taking into account the social dilemma that exist in these type of situations. The article concludes with the specific questions that need to be answered in order to create an appropriate business model for a circular value chain.
Keywords: Business Model Innovation; circular economy; closed-loop economy; industrial ecology; industrial metabolism; industrial symbiosis; integrated chain management
Rights: © 2014 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license (
RMID: 0030027835
DOI: 10.3390/resources3010248
Published version:
Appears in Collections:Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, and Innovation Centre publications

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
hdl_110118.pdfPublished version1.95 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.