This white paper explores the links between the circular economy approach and the As-A-Service (AAS) business model. It first establishes the concept of circular economy and then follows with what the As-A-Service model is. This paper is written predominantly from the perspective of manufacturers and/or integrators.
This is the first of four white papers, the next paper focuses on planned obsolescence, the third tackles the common mistakes made when connecting As-A-Service and circular economy, and the last presents 5 ways to initiate your circular economy contribution with As-A-Service.
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