Efficient use of resources

The Circular Economy - an Economic Impact Assessment. Report to SUN-IZA.

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

C. Böhringer, T. Rutherford

Source: 

SUN-IZA

Year: 

2015

"Along with the growing interest in circular economic structures, there is the need to assess the economic and environmental impacts of major technology shifts in transport, building and food sector. Likewise, complementary regulatory measures to control resource use such as emission taxes or energy effiency standards must be investigated. This report summarizes the development and application of complex economic responses to technology shifts and regulatory policy measures. WIthin the limitations of the model assumptions and choices, impact assessment thus can be based on systematic...

New era. New plan. Europe

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

Femke Groothuis et al.

Source: 

The Ex'tax Project, Deloitte, EY, KMPG Meijburg, PwC, Cambridge Econometrics, Trucost

Year: 

2016

"The report 'New era. New Plan. Europe' shows us the possibilities and opportunities a fundamental shift in taxes has to offer. It is a valuable study for policy- and decision makers in businesses and governments who are looking for solutions to address the challenges of our time: climate change, pollution, inequality, unemployment and resource scarcity." (http://www.neweranewplan.com/)

Business Model Innovation in a Circular Economy Reasons for Non-Acceptance of Circular Business Models

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

Patrick Planing

Source: 

Hochschule Pforzheim University

Year: 

2016

"The overall aim of this paper is to develop a new conceptual framework for business model innovation in a circular economy and to explore the reasons for consumer non-adoption of business models in this context." (p. 1)

Design for Remanufacturing and Circular Business Models

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

Sharon Prendeville, Nancy Bocken

Source: 

TU Delft

Year: 

2015

"The core aim of this paper is to build understanding of design for remanufacturing and remanufacturing-oriented business models. The paper reports on the linkages between design and business model strategies by presenting a case of a business-led pilot study conducted to explore the commercial viability of remanufacturing. The results show how life-cycle considerations and a combination of design and business strategies can accelerate transition to resource efficient business models. The paper illuminates the topic of remanufacturing by showcasing a dynamic real-world business case, from...

Circular Advantage: Innovative Business Models and Technologies to Create Value in a World without Limits to Growth

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

Accenture

Source: 

Accenture

Year: 

2014

This report mainly focuses on the question what companies can do to become more circular, and why it is in their best interest to do so. To this end, it among others discusses several business models, disruptive technologies and capabilities.

Towards circular economy implementation: a comprehensive review in context of manufacturing industry

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

Michael Lieder, Amir Rashid

Source: 

Department of Production Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Year: 

2015

This review paper aims to analyse the research landscape and context of circular economy research so far, explore the perspective on it that combines aspects of resources scarcity, environmental impact and economic benefits, and develop a framework mainly for the manufacturing industry, based on these aspects.

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