August 2012 Blog Posts (4)

What Could a Sustainable Banking Model Look Like?

I am delighted to share some insights from our latest in-depth case study on our Global Research Project 'In Search of Sustainable Business'...


Triodos Bank: More Green, Less Greed.

Triodos Bank is one of the world’s leading sustainable banks. Although not as large as some of the mainstream banks yet, Triodos now has a balance sheet worth €4.3 Billion, and is one of the largest investors in renewable…


Added by Michael Derek Townsend on August 28, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments

Business Model Environment -- format in Google Docs

I've been applying the Business Model Canvas to show how under a rapidly changing business environment the BM of the company I work for needs adjustment. 

There are several options for Canvas-formats, but I didn't find one for the environmental analysis. So, I made one in Google Docs and it helps me to get the message across. 

I hope it works for you too. If it does, please rate it. …


Added by Wilko van Iperen on August 16, 2012 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Business Model Validation and Streamlining

Some business models are more complex then others. In the last few years I have been engaged in a number of exercises to validate business models and also to streamline business models to optimize the ' value delivered'. The main reason for this was generally that top management was not sure whether the venture woudl turn-out succesfully or that they felt there was 'more to gain' but couldn't find with certainty where this opportunity should come from. Some key challenges I encountered…


Added by Roel Wolfert on August 9, 2012 at 1:05pm — 2 Comments

The LINEAR BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS on the Disruptor’s Arrow of Time: How to Achieve Performance Improvement and Business Model Innovation in Simpler, Faster, and ‘Funner’ Ways


Businesses especially startups are fast adopting “business model” as a de facto unit of innovation, planning, analysis, improvement, and management. Businesses are moving away from being preoccupied with product improvement, business planning, competitive analysis, and product innovation to figuring out how best to improve, innovate on, plan, manage, and/or scale their business models. Business model innovation is…


Added by Rod on August 9, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

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