The supply chain viewpoint to circular business models

Anna Aminoff, Outi Kettunen

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    Recently, the circular economy (CE) has attracted increasing attention as a way to reduce global sustainability pressures and to enable sustainable growth. A CE is an industrial system aiming to slow, close or narrow the cycles of the global economy. The lock-in to the linear supply chains of today is one of the major barriers in transition towards a CE, but academic literature is in its infancy. This paper develops a framework that helps to structure the vast concept of SCM in a CE and to classify the core SCM issues according to specific business models. The framework is applied in two cases.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th P&OM World Confernece
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event5th World Conference on Production and Operations Management - Havana International Conference Cente, Havana, Cuba
    Duration: 6 Sep 201610 Sep 2016
    Conference number: 5


    Conference5th World Conference on Production and Operations Management
    Abbreviated titleP&OM


    • circular economy
    • supply chain management


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