Business models, circular and green economy towards sustainability. A systematic literature review.

Authors

  • Raffaele Trequattrini Università degli studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale
  • Rosa Lombardi Università La Sapienza di Roma
  • Alberto Manzari University of Bari Aldo Moro
  • Fabiana Roberto Università degli studi Napoli Federico II

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14596/pisb.2840

Keywords:

Business Models, Circular Economy, Green Economy

Abstract

The paper presents a systematic literature review (SLR) on the connection between business models and the adoption of the circular economy and the green economy towards sustainability. A classification is offered through which it is possible to understand the environmental, economic and social advantages that these components would beable to bring to the enterprise. We used the Scopus, Web of Science, PubMed and Google Scholar databases as the main source to collect papers. Initially, 387 papers were collected. Subsequently, we proceeded to review the contributions and, once the selection criteria were outlined, we analyzed and classified 84 publications as priorities. The SLR is performed through a bibliometric analysis using VOSviewer software. Finally, we elaborated the state of the art of this research topic for the future agenda.

Author Biographies

Raffaele Trequattrini, Università degli studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale

Raffaele Trequattrini is a Full Professor of Business Administration in the Department of Economics and Law at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio in Italy. He had his PhD in Business Administration at the University of Urbino. His research interests and scientific publications mainly cover the following topics: intellectual capital, accounting, corporate disclosure, intellectual property management, management of the professional football industry.

Rosa Lombardi, Università La Sapienza di Roma

Rosa Lombardi is an Associate Professor in Business Administration & Business Plan at Sapienza University of Rome (Italy). She had her Ph.D. in Business Administration at University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. Her research interests and scientific publications mainly cover financial and non-financial information, sustainability accounting, intellectual capital, management accounting, smart technologies, ethics and corruption prevention, entrepreneurial universities.

Alberto Manzari, University of Bari Aldo Moro

Alberto Manzari is a PhD student since November 2020 at the Department of Economics, Management and Business Law of the University of Bari Aldo Moro. In July 2019, he graduated in Law at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. His research interests include intellectual property and intellectual capital, accounting, crisis management, management of technological innovation, sports economics, business management and enterprises development through the implementation of industry 4.0 technologies.

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Published

2021-10-17

How to Cite

Trequattrini, R., Lombardi, R., Manzari, A., & Roberto, F. (2021). Business models, circular and green economy towards sustainability. A systematic literature review. Piccola Impresa / Small Business, (2). https://doi.org/10.14596/pisb.2840

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Section

Research Articles
Received 2020-07-30
Accepted 2021-04-19
Published 2021-10-17