Dr. David Cooperrider Works With Nepal’s President and Constitutional Assembly
Weatherhead Recognized at E4S
Posted 11.19.09CLEVELAND, OHIO — The Weatherhead School of Management received numerous nods for their regional efforts in sustainability at the annual “Champions of Sustainability” event hosted by the Entrepreneurs for Sustainability (E4S), a Northeast Ohio network dedicated to integrating sustainability in business. Linda Robson, a PhD candidate in the Department of Organizational Behavior at Weatherhead, received a "2009 Champion of Sustainability Award" and was recognized for her efforts as Case Western Reserve University’s Sustainability Coordinator. In this role, she has led numerous on-campus initiatives, including Recyclemania, last month's Sustainability Teach In, the formation of Green Teams, and the university’s efforts to join the action-oriented Presidents' Climate Commitment. She has also led efforts to integrate sustainability into CWRU’s curriculum and was lauded for “her ability to interact with all levels of the organization, from the President to faculty to custodial staff, and to make the message of sustainability relevant and appealing to all of them.” The E4S event also featured a panel moderated by Roger Saillant, the Executive Director of the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value. Meanwhile, the Fowler Center’s Faculty Advisor, David Cooperrider, was nominated for a Champion Award, and the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 movement—advised by the Fowler Center—was highlighted on numerous occasions. Visit http://www.e4s.org/content/index.asp for more.
Register Today! "Leveraging UN Global Compact Membership": A Webinar
Posted 11.17.09Learn how to strategically leverage membership in the United Nations Global Compact in a discussion led by current members. Speakers include: Gavin Power, Deputy Director of the United Nations Global Compact; Chuck Fowler, CEO of Fairmount Minerals; Christina Vernon Ayers, Director, Office for a Healthy Environment, Cleveland Clinic; and Paul Boykas of Pepsi Co. This webinar will offer content for current UNGC members, organizations seeking membership, and those interested in learning more about the UNGC. The discussion will focus on the business case for membership and will present examples of how the UNGC has been a catalyst for advancing sustainability programs and initiatives within organizations.
All-star Lineup Addresses UN Global Compact Meeting
Posted 10.9.09Experts from the UN, Fairmount Minerals, Symantec, Monsanto, Novo Nordisk, Notre Dame, CalPERS, Calvert, and Oxfam addressed the Fall 2009 meeting of the UN Global Compact’s US Network: "The Boardroom Imperative: Redefining Corporate Governance in the 21st Century." The session was held October 19 in San Francisco, California, a leading region in CSR best practices, and was sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The event exploree the importance of Boards “switching-on” to the CSR agenda, while surveying how leading companies organize their Board’s CSR structures and approaches. The US Network of the UNGC hosts two meetings annually for those wishing to explore pressing issue related to the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact. The Fowler Center for Sustainable Value serves at the Secretariat of the US Network and helps plan these meetings. For more information or to register for the event, email Unni Nair at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 14 October.
Roger Saillant to Lead the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at the Weatherhead School of Management
Plain Dealer coverage of Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Posted 9.22.09“The headlines covering Cleveland’s 700-person, three-day AI Summit told the story of an extraordinary event," wrote summit facilitator David Cooperrider in his September 13 Plain Dealer editorial. Indeed, news coverage of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 was extensive and recorded an unprecedented experiment, one that engaged stakeholders from every walk of the city's life and asked them to invent the city's future, to build a green economy.
Fowler Center's Appreciative Inquiry Summit Method Helps Leaders Design Green Cities
Posted 9.15.09View complete Plain Dealer coverage
Cooperrider in Plain Dealer: "A green economic engine can drive Cleveland's future"
Posted 9.13.09David Cooperrider's Plain Dealer editorial on Sunday, September 13, 2009, called for continued whole-systems work toward a sustainable economy in Cleveland. Cooperrider is a key adviser to Mayor Frank Jackson for the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative, and is the Fairmount Minerals Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Weatherhead School of Management. He is the management thought leader and co-creator of Appreciative Inquiry and the faculty director of the Weatherhead School's Fowler Center for Sustainable Value.
Global Forum 2009 at Case Western Reserve University Advocates Designers as Social, Business Problem-Solvers
Posted 7.24.09Plain Dealer, Cleveland
Human-Centred Design, Appreciative Inquiry Positioned to Transform Business Thinking, Says Leader
Posted 6.24.09Axion News, Canada
Organizational Democracy Key to Being a Business for World Benefit
Posted 6.23.09Axion News, Canada
Experts Present at First World Congress on Positive Psychology
Posted 6.19.09Axiom News, Canada
First World Congress on Positive Psychology Kicks Off Today
Posted 6.18.09Martin Seligman, Founder of Positive Psychology & CWRU Professor David Cooperrider, Pioneer of Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Institutions Sponsored by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)
First World Congress on Positive Psychology Kicks Off Today
Posted 6.18.09PR Newswire, New York
Industry-Leading Businesses Eclipsing the Old Business Mindset
Posted 6.18.09Axiom News, Canada
Virtual Forum Provides Container for Growing Forward-Edge Business Thinking
Posted 6.17.09Axiom News, Canada
‘Sustainability is the Biggest Business Opportunity of the 21st Century’
Posted 6.16.09Axiom News, Canada
2009 Global Forum at Case Western Reserve University to Address Sustainable Business Practices, Education
Dean Mohan Reddy and Professor David Cooperrider Introduce the Fowler Center
Local Couple Donates $7.5 Million to Weatherhead
Posted 3.30.09Fund will provide support for Center for Sustainable Value
Announcing the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value
Posted 3.30.09The Char and Chuck Fowler Fund to Support New Center
Mayor Jackson Recognizes BAWB and Professor Cooperrider in City Address
Posted 3.17.09The speech detailed his hopes for an environmentally sustainable economy in Cleveland
Fairmount Minerals President and Wife Give CWRU $7.5 million
Posted 2.4.09Plain Dealer, Cleveland