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Blue Economy-10 Years, 100 Innovations, 100 Million Jobs

  title={Blue Economy-10 Years, 100 Innovations, 100 Million Jobs},
  author={Gunter Pauli},
The book expresses the ultimate aim that a Blue Economy business model will shift society from scarcity to abundance "with what we have", by tackling issues that cause environmental and related problems in new ways. The book highlights potential benefits in connecting and combining seemingly disparate environmental problems with open-source scientific solutions based upon physical processes common in the natural world, to create solutions that are both environmentally beneficial and which have… 

From Waste to Kwaste: On the Blue Economy in Terms of Knowledge Flow

Introduced by Gunter Pauli, the Blue Economy, namely bio-inspired industrial ecology or self-profitable circular economy, is a remarkable example of the way the knowledge flow can fundamentally alter

Towards a Circular Economy in Sweden - Barriers for new business models and the need for policy intervention

In order to halt current resource depletion and minimise environmental destruction, we need to reduce our dependency on virgin raw materials. There is a growing political consensus in the EU that we

Systemic building blocks for creating and capturing value from circular economy

Designing out waste: an exploratory study of circular business models

The circular economy is an emerging model that experts believe is able to resolve the conflict between resource constraints, environmental degradation and economic growth. In short, it is a model for

A review of definitions, processes and impacts

Transforming the linear economy, which has remained the dominant model since the onset of the Industrial Revolution, into a circular one is by no means an easy task. Such a radical change entails a

Blue Economy Innovation Impact Assessment with the GMR-Europe Model*

This paper introduces and applies a model system that is suitable for the impact assessment of Blue Economy innovations. Our contribution to the literature is threefold. First, we build a

Circular Economy can Provide a Sustainable Global Society

  • H. Mohajan
  • Economics
    Journal of Economic Development, Environment and People
  • 2020
Since start of the Industrial Revolution about 260 years ago, the negative effects from the traditional linear economy (LE) become threat to the stability of the economies and natural ecosystems.

Innovation, Business Models, and Catastrophe: Reframing the Mental Model for Innovation Management

Innovation is often considered to be the golden bullet of corporate success. However, seen on a global level, most of our present-day innovations and innovation strategies are fuelling a process