4th conference on New Business Models

After another successful edition of NBM @ Sofia 2018, we are thrilled to announce NBM @ Berlin 2019  conference under the topic of New Business Models for Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Transformation.”

The conference will be hosted by  the Chair for Corporate Sustainability, ESCP Europe Business School, Berlin on June 26th, 27th and 28th 2019. Authors are invited to submit their extended abstracts of 700-1200 words before the  1th of February 2019 to berlin@nbmconference.eu .

Background

Society faces a broad range of sustainability challenges (environmental, social, health, energy, and so on), even to which the United Nations set up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), calling governments, business and civil society to transform the world into a more sustainable place (United Nations, 2017). For businesses, it is no longer a question “whether” they should endeavor for more than just financial values, but “how” they can integrate multiple value creation with respect to, for example, ecological or social values (Jonker, 2016). This shift in meaning and focus of value creation brings forth not only possible alterations in current existing business models, but also the conception of “newbusiness models”, which can also be referred to as sustainable business models. read more