Not specified/not applicable

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.

Environmental sustainability assessment of bioeconomy value chains

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

Jorge Cristóbol et al.

Source: 

European Commission, JRC, IES

Year: 

2016

"The objectives of this work were: (1) to map and analyse accessible LCA data related to bioeconomy value chains in order to identify knowledge gaps; (2) provide a more robust and complete picture of the environmental performance of three bioeconomy value chains (i.e. one per each bioeconomy pillar). This analysis reveals that apart from few products (such as liquid biofuels, some biopolymers and food crops) the environmental assessment of bioeconomy value chains is still incipient and limited to few indicators (e.g. Global Warming Potential and energy efficiency). In this study, a...

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.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Not specified/not applicable