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Business Model

A plan a company or other business uses in order to make a profit from its operations. Some business models are complex, while others are simple. For example, a hedge fund's business model may involve encouraging high net worth individuals to make a large investment that will be used in a series of complicated (and sometimes obscure) transactions. On the other hand, a freelance editor's business model is simply to write and edit for clients in order to receive payment.
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Sustain-Ability, a sustainability-focused consulting firm, has repeatedly explored the innovative business models that are supporting sustainable technology, from leasing arrangements for solar cells to cradle-to-grave contracts that reduce waste to landfills.
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The speed and the force with which business models are changing and being created or dying is unprecedented," said Niemann, a leading international authority on business model design and innovation who has shared his insights with leaders from over 40 countries.