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posted on 2020-04-20, 12:24 authored by Marina de Pádua PieroniMarina de Pádua Pieroni, Tim C. McAlooneTim C. McAloone, Daniela Cristina Antelmi PigossoDaniela Cristina Antelmi Pigosso


The tool Circular Economy Business Model Framework is one of the outcomes of the research project CIRCit.


This tool aims to support companies in planning for changing their business models towards Circular Economy.

In particular, it supports the activity "Configure a complete business model concept: detail all elements of the business model concept". The tool was adapted to Circular Economy from best-practice tools in traditional ( and sustainability (Bocken and Short, 2016) business model innovation literature.

How to use:

Detailed instructions about how to use the tool are provided in the Workbook 2 (see Activity 6) available at

Adapted from:; Bocken, N.M.P. and Short, S.W. (2016), “Towards a sufficiency-driven business model: Experiences and opportunities”, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Elsevier B.V., Vol. 18, pp. 41–61.


CIRCit - Circular Economy Integration in the Nordic Industry for enhanced sustainability and competitiveness


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