The ResilieNtWEB project is happy to invite you to our webinar “Developing sustainable business models: Extending system boundaries” that will be held online on June 24th, 2015, from 4 to 6pm (CEST).
1 In the first hour of the workshop, Frank Boons will introduce the audience to the concept of sustainable business models as a tool to critically assess the system boundaries that form the basis for decisions and actions of (public and private) managers. Such an assessment is crucial for achieving sustainability by firms and the networks in which they operate, as it enables the mutual taking of responsibility for economic, social and ecological impact of production and consumption. This contributes to more resilient sustainable production and consumption systems.
1 In the second hour, the audience will have the floor for questions and discussions on the concepts and issues addressed. The target audience is primarily Consultants and SMEs managers that are interested in the topic of sustainable development and making their business more resilient. Policy makers and the academia may be interested to partake to get additional insights into real world issues.
What you get out of this seminar will depend on what you bring. We recommend you come with an open mind, positive energy, and practical questions to get the most out of it.
The invited speaker, Frank Boons is a Professor of Innovation and Sustainability at the Sustainable Consumption Institute and Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. In 2009 Frank published the book “Creating Ecological Value”, which presents a theoretical framework that fits well with the business model concept. His article “Business Models for Sustainable Innovation“, together with Florian Lüdeke-Freund, is among the top ten most downloaded articles published in the Journal of Cleaner Production.
Participation is free (with the support of Interreg IVb NWE) and registration is mandatory. The seminar will be hosted on clickmeeting.com, so you just need a laptop or mobile device with a good internet connection.
Registered participants will get the exact webinar url in the registration confirmation.