Resources | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University
  • Academy for Systems Change

    This global community is committed to developing living examples of social systems that foster flourishing of the ecosystem, society and economy.

  • AIM2Flourish

    AIM2Flourish is a Fowler Center initiative and is the world's first database of student-authored stories and Appreciative Inquiry interviews about business innovations for the UN Sustainable Development Goals and flourishing enterprise.

  • Appreciative Inquiry (AI) Commons

    AI was founded at the Weatherhead School of Management by two of organizational behavior professors: Ron Fry, PhD, Professor, Organizational Behavior; and David Cooperrider, PhD, Fairmount Santrol - David L. Cooperrider Professor in Appreciative Inquiry and Distinguished University Professor, CWRU.

  • Ask Nature

    Use ‘Ask Nature’ to see how nature’s design answers can help solve human problems.

  • Biomimicry Institute

    This resource helps organizations observe nature to model solutions to human problems.

  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

    The Fowler Center encourages organizations to report on their sustainability metrics to CDP, to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and/or to the UN Global Compact (UNGC).

  • Cleveland Co-Labs

    Cleveland Co-Labs exists to grow, empower and sustain a community of social innovation.

  • Competency Assessment for Responsible Leadership (CARL)

    The CARL test is a pragmatic and rapid way for individuals and groups to determine Responsible Leadership competencies.

  • Corporate Sustainability Roundtable

    A forum for the exchange of best practices in sustainability for organizations in NE Ohio.

  • CWRU Office for Sustainability

    CWRU’s Office for Sustainability is the implementer of many of the sustainability initiatives on campus. The office partners and collaborates with many campus departments, leaders, and organizations to transform the university towards a flourishing tomorrow.

  • Ecosystem Services Partnership

    A network organization that connects researchers and practitioners to implement best practices for managing ecosystem services to maintain and enhance our Natural Capital.

  • EPOCH Pi

    EPOCH Pi takes a holistic approach to investment banking that incorporates proprietary culture tools and integration planning into the capital raising and M&A process in order to deliver the best transaction value and the best organizational fit.

  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

    The Fowler Center encourages organizations to report on their sustainability metrics to GRI, to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), and/or to the UN Global Compact (UNGC).

  • Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI)

    The GRLI exists to catalyse the development of globally responsible leadership and practice in organisations and societies worldwide.

  • GreenCityBlueLake Institute at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

    This thought partner is striving to explore, live and transform NE Ohio and beyond into thriving, sustainable regions.

  • IDEO

    IDEO was the lead design organization working with the Fowler Center for the purpose of outlining the global process for nominating, selecting, and recognizing exemplars for sustainable value. This project grew into what is now AIM2Flourish and the Flourish Prizes.

  • Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME)

    This initiative began at the Fowler Center's 2006 Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit. Launched at the 2007 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in Geneva, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative is the largest organised relationship between the United Nations and business schools, with the PRME Secretariat housed in the UN Global Compact Office. Read Weatherhead’s most recent Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) report to learn how the school is aligned with the principles.

  • Society for Organizational Learning (SoL)

    SoL is a learning resource devoted to the interdependent development of people and their institutions in service of inspired performance and meaningful results. SoL founding chairperson Peter Senge, PhD, is a senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of The Fifth Discipline. He also serves on the Fowler Center’s Advisory Board.

  • Spirit of Leadership

    This experiential learning resource works with horses and nature to teach leadership, enhance team performance, and creates organizational spirit and personal discovery.

  • Sulitest

    This resource helps to improve “Sustainability Literacy,” empowering informed and responsible decision making towards a sustainable future.

  • Sustainable Cleveland 2019 (SC 2019)

    The City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office hosts the yearly conference that is the epicenter of the emerging plan to re-create Cleveland and make it a sustainable and thriving region.

  • Triple Pundit

    This global media platform for people, planet and profit shares examples of how business is a force for good.

  • UN Global Compact (UNGC)

    The Fowler Center encourages organizations to report on their sustainability metrics to UNGC, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The Fowler Center served as Secretariat of the US Network of the UNGC from 2007–2012.

  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Global Goals)

    The 2030 agenda for sustainable development is a plan of action organized into 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs seek to end poverty and hunger, to protect the planet from degradation, and to achieve prosperity, peace and partnership.

  • Weatherhead Executive Education

    What you learn in a single day can change everything. Weatherhead Exec Ed offers programs for individuals and teams on topics like Emotional Intelligence and Appreciative Inquiry.