publication . Conference object . 2012

Procurement as driver of sustainable product-service innovation

Bratt, Cecilia; Broman, Göran; Robèrt, Karl-Henrik; Sophie, Hallstedt;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Avdelningen för strategisk hållbar utveckling
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Current patterns of production and consumption need to change and they need to do so radically. For this shift sustainability-oriented product-services are highly potential contributors. Product-services have been described as a market proposition that extends the functionality of a product beyond the traditional view by inclusion of additional services into the product-service system. From a producer perspective this opens up for a differentiation from competitors and thereby for strategic market opportunities. For the customer this means the possibility to be released from responsibilities linked to asset ownership, more differentiated options and increased fu...
Subjects
free text keywords: Procurement, Product-service systems, Sustainability, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary, Tvärvetenskapliga studier inom samhällsvetenskap, Media and Communications, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
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