Nancy Bocken is a professor in sustainable business management and practice for a transition to low-carbon and resource efficient economies. Bocken’s main areas of interests around sustainability are business models, business experimentation, innovation for sustainability, scaling up sustainable businesses and closing the 'idea-action' gap in sustainability. She has led several international collaborative research projects on sustainable business models. Bocken has been supervising and teaching at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, the Cambridge Department of Engineering, and Judge Business School. In 2013 she was a Visiting Fellow at Yale University, where she was lecturing on the Corporate Environmental Strategy course, while continuing her work on sustainable business models. Interwoven with her academic work, Nancy regularly advises a range of organisations across sectors and continents and various sustainability start-up initiatives. She co-founded HOMIE, which develops and tests circular business models, starting with pay per use home appliances. Bocken is theme leader for the research group Business management and practice at IIIEE which encompasses around 10 researchers. Her ongoing research is funded by Horizon 2020 as well as national funding sources.
Sustainable business models, business experimentation, innovation for sustainability, scaling up sustainable businesses; closing the 'idea-action' gap in sustainability
Our-Energy knowledge areas
- Innovative business models