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Flourish & Prosper Global Forum for Business as an Agent for World Benefit

Optimistic. Bold. Transformational. These are the words people have used to describe the Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit. Patrick Cesceau the former CEO of Unilever and Honorary Chair of the first Global Forum along with C.K Prahalad described it as "an epicenter for sustainable innovation."

The Global Forum is an "unconference" because it is more like a massive design studio—engaging, creative and action–oriented–than a typical convention. The Forum taps into the "whole system of strengths" and uses design tools from the world–renowned Appreciative Inquiry Summit method to enable and inspire individual, team and collective action. To be sure, the Forum offers groundbreaking workshops and amazing speakers, but what makes the Global Forum such a landmark event for many people is its mantra: "up with design."

The 2014 Flourish & Prosper: Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit will bring together leading business executives, management scholars, civil society leaders and government policy makers from around the world to identify and to leverage new solutions that have the potential to change the nature of 21st century society. The format and content will encircle the globe, with delegates coming from around the world to attend the Forum with additional participants attending virtually. We will connect insights across disciplines, sectors, cultures and geographic regions.

Stay up to date about the Forum's speakers and registration by visiting the Flourish & Prosper: Third Global Forum website!

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at 8 a.m. to Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at noon
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235
United States


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