publication . Article . 2017

Harnessing social innovation for energy justice: a business model perspective

Ralitsa Hiteva; Benjamin Sovacool;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2017
Abstract
This paper uses a business model framework to discuss how principles of energy justice - in particular, equitable distribution of costs and benefits, affordability, due process and greater participation in decision-making - can be embedded in business model innovations for energy, through social innovation. The paper discusses four cases at different scales (local, subnational, regional and global) to highlight opportunities for introducing principles of energy justice into the core of business models of companies. By doing so, the paper offers a critical perspective on the potential of business model innovation to be guided through a more broadly defined unders...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Energy, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
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