Fowler Center History

David L. Cooperrider, PhD

In 2002 the Weatherhead School launched an initiative that caught Chuck Fowler’s eye. It was called the world inquiry into “business as an agent of world benefit” where faculty and students across the school established a data bank to discover and showcase profitable business innovation in the arena of environmental sustainability and social entrepreneurship. After 2,000 interviews, we soon realized that the data bank was documenting a revolution.

Read more about the history of the Fowler Center from David L. Cooperrider, PhD, Fairmount Santrol - David L. Cooperrider Professor in Appreciative Inquiry, Faculty Director, The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit