Listed below are some (not all) of the Fowler Center's strategic partners. These partners are on the leading edge of creating sustainable value.
- Aspen Institute
Each year, Weatherhead students compete in the Aspen Institute's Business & Society International MBA Case Competition, a prominent case competition focusing on the environmental, social, and ethical challenges that mainstream, for-profit business leaders face. We coach Weatherhead's students to prepare.
As one of the first Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) certified trainers in North America, Brown Flynn is a close friend and partner. We work together on GRI trainings and sustainability consulting to grow the impact of GRI in the region and beyond.
- The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
Part of our work to embed sustainability and systems thinking in K-12 education systems like the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). This collaboration has led to the formation of an organization called the Cleveland Educators for Sustainability (CES). Roger Saillant, PhD, serves on the board of the Cloud Institute and actively advises the CES group.
- Great Lakes Biomimicry
We are involved in this growing effort to put biomimicry to work in NE Ohio. Biomimicry, looking at how nature designs to solve human problems, will be an increasingly powerful management and design tool.
- Great Lakes Energy Institute
Roger Saillant, PhD, is on the board of this clean energy initiative and we work closely on projects at CWRU including NSF grant proposals, speakers series and the university's Sustainability Alliance.
- Susie Frazier Environmental Art
Susie Frasier is a Cleveland based artist whose work evokes the human connection to the earth. Her work is featured throughout our web pages and other marketing materials.
- True Market Solutions
True Market Solutions is our partner for our Sustainability Circles. Together, we identify the needs of each Circle participant to create curriculum that will most benefit the participants. Our two networks allow us to access a wealth of expertise that bring the most cutting edge knowledge to any topic.