Francesca Gennari – Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia, C.da S.Chiara 50, 25121 Brescia, Italy

Circular economy;
Strategic risk;
Risk management;
Stakeholder relations;



The debate about the criticalities of the traditional linear econo­my-based business model is leading to a more sustainable way of production and consumption which is the circular economy (CE), defined as an econo­my capable of regenerating itself. However, there is an area of concern relat­ed to the risks arising from the changes that CE requires in processes, organ­ization, governance, and relations within the supply chain and with stake­holders. This paper focuses on the main risk areas firms should manage for a successful strategic transition to CE, suggesting a conceptual framework for CE risk identification according to a strategic-based approach.

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