Results

CICAT2025 publishes research results in scientific publications as well as in other formats during the project.

Triggering sustainability communication in a B2B context: combining action research and sensemaking

This is a action research on initiating sustainability communication in a shipbuilding network. The research data consists of 16 interviews in the network. The key findings are twofold. First, we......

Stakeholder interests in a transition towards sustainable circular economy

In this case study, stakeholders´ interests were examined regarding a circular economy (CE) in Finland. The study focused on the key stakeholders identified in the CICAT2025 research project. A......

How do stakeholders understand sustainable circular economy - consesus or contradictions?

This study investigates how CE and its linkage to sustainability are understood among key stakeholders involved in the promotion of circular economy in Finland. This study is a part of CICAT2025......

Scientific Articles

Aarikka-Stenroos, Ranta (2019). Business catalysts for the Circular Economy innovations.

Apostol, Mäkelä, Heikkilä, Höyssä, Kalliomäki, Jokinen, Saarni (2021). Triggering sustainability communication in a B2B context: combining action research and sensemaking.

Ingstrup, Aarikka-Stenroos, Adlin (2020). When institutional logics meet: Alignment and misalignment in collaboration between academia and practitioners.

Kaipainen, Aarikka-Stenroos, Ranta (2020). Strategic Renewal Process towards Environmental Sustainability – A Longitudinal Case.

Koistinen, Teerikangas, Mikkilä, Linnanen (2019). Active sustainability actors: A life course approach.

Lehtimäki, Piispanen, Sengupta (2020). Social Entrepreneurship as a Cluster Concept: Is a Cricket Farming Start-Up a social enterprise?

Ranta, Aarikka-Stenroos, Väisänen (2020). Digital technologies catalyzing business model innovation for circular economy – Multiple case study.

Ranta, Keränen, Aarikka-Stenroos (2020). How B2B suppliers articulate customer value propositions in the circular economy: Four innovation-driven value creation logics.

Salminen, Marjamaa, Tapaninaho, Heikkinen,  Gonzalez-Porras, Kujala (2020). How do stakeholders understand sustainable circular economy – consesus or contradictions?

Teerikangas, Colman (2020). Theorizing in the qualitative study of mergers & acquisitions.

Uusikartano (2019). Circular economy center: a concept for sustainable innovative constitutions.

Väisänen, Ranta, Aarikka-Stenroos (2019)Enabling Circular Economy with Software: A Multi-level Approach to Benefits, Requirements and Barriers.

Theses

Eltayeb (2019). Mapping and assessing technoloy catalysts that accelerate Circular Economy transition.

Kaipainen (2020). Strategic Renewal Process Towards Sustainability – An Ecosystem Approach.

Kämäräinen (2020.) Circular economy in Finland: Perceptions from the textile industry.

Niemi (2019). Corporate social responsibility in private, public and third sector [Yritysvastuu yksityisellä, julkisella ja kolmannella sektorilla: Yritysvastuuasiantuntijoiden näkemyksiä yritysvastuun edistäjistä].

Paavilainen (2020). Inter-organizational collaboration in circular economy ecosystems.

Pohls (2020). Finnish textile ecosystem – circular economy drivers and barriers.

Saarinen (2021). Financial Drivers and Inhibitors of Circular Economy Business.

Suokas (2019). Is circular economy the new black?

Uusikartano (2019). Circular Economy Center: Creating a General Concept for Circular Economy Constitutions.

Books

Halonen, Seppänen (2019). Eco-Industrial Parks.

Tapaninaho, Kujala (2019). Stakeholder value creation: Legitimating business sustainability.

 

Book Chapters

Mikkilä, Koistinen, Kuokkanen, Levänen, Linnanen (2020). Acceptability of operations.

Kujala, J., Heikkinen, A., Tapaninaho, R., Marjamaa, M. & Gonzalez Porras, L. (2019).

Levänen, Mikkilä, Koistinen, Kuokkanen, Linnanen (2020). Emerging Markets.

Presentations

Engez, Aarikka-Stenroos, Kokko, A. Jokinen, P. Jokinen (2019). Smart City District as a Living Lab Platform in Sustainability Transition: Nutrient Recycling in Hiedanranta, Finland.

 

Policy briefs

CICAT2025 policy brief #1 (pdf): Promoting a circular economy requires cross-silo collaboration

CICAT2025 policy brief #2 (pdf): Join the circular economy celebration!

 

Visual Catalysts exhibition

Visual Catalysts exhibition brought together artists around the world to use their creative visions for catalyzing our transition to a sustainable circular economy. The exhibition took place in Tampere September 25th – October 18th, 2020. Visual Catalysts is also a 3D virtual exhibition that can be experienced from home.

Read also the the Visual Catalyst book that includes the artists’ works and articles by researchers.

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Photo: Phuong Hoang