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Adaptive Design for Circular Business Models in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry


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Title: Adaptive Design for Circular Business Models in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry
Authors: Nyström, Thomas
E-mail: thomas.nystrom@ri.se
Issue Date: 25-Feb-2019
Publication type: licentiate thesis
Series/Report no.: ArtMonitor
71
Keywords: Circular Business Models
Product Service System
Business and Design Logic
Circular Economy
Design for Circular Business Models
Abstract: The vision of a circular economy (CE) promises both profitability and eco-sustainability to industries, and can, from a material and energy resource flow perspective, be operationalized by combining three business and design strategies: closing loops; narrowing and slowing down resource flows by material recycling, improving resource efficiency; and by extending product life by reuse, upgrades and remanufacturing. These three strategies are straightforward ways for industries to radically reduce... more
Description: This licentiate studies have been financed by the Swedish Energy Agency. The Appended Paper I is a part of the research project: Future-adaptivity for more energy-efficient vehicles, a collaboration between RISE VIKTORIA and Academy of Design & Crafts, University of Gothenburg.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/58784
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