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  • Impact Hotel for the Socially Conscious Traveler
    Hotel con Corazón offers socially conscious travelers the opportunity to stay at a boutique hotel in developing countries, and as they have a wonderful experience, they allocate their profits to funding educational projects to allow at-risk children to finish their basic education. Hear from founder Marcel Zuidhof and panelists from the AIM2Flourish program about the companies beginnings and their goals for the future. [Show ID: 36468] More from: AIM2Flourish: Business for Good (https://www.uctv.tv/education/aim2flourish) More from: Education Channel (https://www.uctv.tv/education) Explore More Business & Careers on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/business) From entrepreneurship to economic policies these programs introduce you to leaders and issues in the business community. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world. (https://www.uctv.tv)
  • Sustainably Stunning, Ethically Made: Tamga Designs
    TAMGA Designs has created a supply chain that focuses on ethical treatment of garment workers, and environmentally-friendly dyes and fabrics in an industry infamous for its mistreatment of workers, pollution of air and waterways, and intense use of water and chemicals. In this engaging panel discussion, founder Eric Dales shares the company's story and ethos. [Show ID: 36370] Please Note: Experts are working quickly to fight and respond to COVID-19. This information may become out of date. More from: AIM2Flourish: Business for Good (https://www.uctv.tv/education/aim2flourish) More from: Education Channel (https://www.uctv.tv/education) Explore More Business & Careers on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/business) From entrepreneurship to economic policies these programs introduce you to leaders and issues in the business community. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world. (https://www.uctv.tv)
  • Trabajos Flexibles: Bolsa Rosa
    Bolsa Rosa tiene como objetivo proporcionar oportunidades para que las mujeres trabajen en trabajos flexibles dentro de las empresas e impulsar a las organizaciones a prepararse para el futuro del trabajo a través de prácticas laborales innovadoras. Bolsa Rosa busca reducir la brecha de género, la discriminación y las desventajas de las mujeres en la fuerza laboral al permitirles flexibilidad laboral para que puedan trabajar mientras crían una familia. Series: "Education Channel" [Show ID: 36367]
  • Mamut
    Mamut resuelve problemas de construcción basados en prácticas innovadoras y un enfoque en un impacto social y ambiental. Produce materiales de construcción reciclados para construir ciudades más sostenibles. Series: "Education Channel" [Show ID: 36373]
  • Tecnología de Micoalgas Salvando Vidas
    Biomitech es una empresa mexicana que trabaja para la preservación del planeta a través del desarrollo de tecnologías inspiradas en la naturaleza. El objetivo de la compañía es proporcionar espacios libres de contaminación del aire, a través de un complejo sistema de microalgas para reducir la tasa de enfermedades respiratorias y mejorar la calidad de vida de los seres humanos. Series: "Education Channel" [Show ID: 36375]
  • Acelflex SAS
    Acelflex SAS es la primera marca de empaque 100% orgánico en América Latina. Sus bolsas Natpaking se degradan en un máximo de 180 días, en comparación con los plásticos hechos de polietileno que demoran alrededor de cuatro siglos. Los insectos, caracoles, peces pequeños y microorganismos pueden consumir este material sin problemas porque su origen es totalmente vegetal. Si por casualidad una de las bolsas NatPaking llega a un río, mar u océano, se diluyen en agua en aproximadamente dos minutos y no es tóxica para los animales. Esto contribuye a la protección de la vida manina. Series: "Education Channel" [Show ID: 36376]
  • Meeting Humanitarian Needs: NeedsList
    NeedsList was founded to improve the response to humanitarian and natural disasters so that the needs of people experiencing displacement can be met in an efficient, sustainable, dignified manner. Founder Natasha Freidus shares how NeedsList operates and the importance of doing business for good. She is joined in conversation by 2020 Flourish Prize winners who share her passion for sustainable business. [Show ID: 36379] More from: AIM2Flourish: Business for Good (https://www.uctv.tv/education/aim2flourish) More from: Education Channel (https://www.uctv.tv/education) Explore More Business & Careers on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/business) From entrepreneurship to economic policies these programs introduce you to leaders and issues in the business community. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world. (https://www.uctv.tv)
  • The Road to Clean Water: Grosche International, Inc.
    Grosche International Inc. is in the business of tea and coffee products but also in the business of action. Action to take action, and better the lives of those who are not able on their own, teaching developing communities how to make, install and maintain water filtration systems and providing communities with the tools to succeed. Megan Buchter talks with CEO Helmi Ansari and teacher Matthew Mulhern about the mission of the company and inspiring a new generation of change makers. [Show ID: 36368] Please Note: Knowledge about health and medicine is constantly evolving. This information may become out of date. More from: AIM2Flourish: Business for Good (https://www.uctv.tv/education/aim2flourish) More from: Education Channel (https://www.uctv.tv/education) Explore More Public Affairs & Politics on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/public-affairs) Public Affairs UCTV goes beyond the headlines to explore economics, public policy, race, immigration, health policy and more. Hear directly from the researchers so you can be informed to make important decisions. Explore More Health & Medicine on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/health) UCTV features the latest in health and medicine from University of California medical schools. Find the information you need on cancer, transplantation, obesity, disease and much more. Explore More Business & Careers on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/business) From entrepreneurship to economic policies these programs introduce you to leaders and issues in the business community. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world. (https://www.uctv.tv)
  • Fighting Food Waste: OLIO
    The AIM2Flourish program gives students around the world the opportunity to engage with businesses working toward a better future. Stephanie Shaw of St. John's University discusses her experience talking to the founders of innovative food sharing app, OLIO. Rooted in the ethos of UN Global Sustainability Goal #2 (No hunger), OLIO is committed to ending food waste for the betterment of society at large. [2/2021] [Show ID: 36364] More from: AIM2Flourish: Business for Good (https://www.uctv.tv/education/aim2flourish) More from: Education Channel (https://www.uctv.tv/education) Explore More Business & Careers on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/business) From entrepreneurship to economic policies these programs introduce you to leaders and issues in the business community. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world. (https://www.uctv.tv)
  • Bee'ing Thoughtful in Consulting: Humblebee LLC
    Rooted in the ethos of the UN's Global Sustainability Goal #16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), Humblebee LLC brings improv practices and psychological positivity into the business world. Founding partner Emily Wyner shares her perspectives on building a business that encourages intentionality, promotes equity, and reduces structural inequalities both for clients and collaborators. In this engaging discussion, Wyner and a panel from Saint Joseph's University dig deep into improv for business, transparency, and being mission-driven. [2/2021] [Show ID: 36378] More from: AIM2Flourish: Business for Good (https://www.uctv.tv/education/aim2flourish) More from: Education Channel (https://www.uctv.tv/education) Explore More Business & Careers on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/business) From entrepreneurship to economic policies these programs introduce you to leaders and issues in the business community. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world. (https://www.uctv.tv)
  • Aim2Flourish: The Intersection of Inquiry and Sustainability
    AIM2Flourish is the world’s first higher-education curriculum incorporating the UN Sustainable Development Goals and businesses working toward a better world. Roberta Baskin, Megan Buchter, and George Dionne discuss the foundations of the program, its global reach, the art of appreciative inquiry, student success stories and more. [Show ID: 36224] More from: Education Channel (https://www.uctv.tv/education) Explore More Public Affairs & Politics on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/public-affairs) Public Affairs UCTV goes beyond the headlines to explore economics, public policy, race, immigration, health policy and more. Hear directly from the researchers so you can be informed to make important decisions. Explore More Business & Careers on UCTV (https://www.uctv.tv/business) From entrepreneurship to economic policies these programs introduce you to leaders and issues in the business community. UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world. (https://www.uctv.tv)
  • ORBH 330 - Quantum Leadership
    In this course, Professor Laszlo builds on the business case for sustainability to develop new leadership capabilities aimed at increasing managerial effectiveness while making a positive impact on society. Weekly mindfulness practices help connect you to purpose, people, and planet. The course changes who you are being by increasing your awareness of how your actions impact others and the world. Through this course, students provide course-specific advisory services to an AIM2Flourish company that is committed to “doing well by doing good.” The most exciting aspect of this class will be encouraging students to see themselves as positive change agents, with the ability to make a positive impact on the world through living their most fulfilling and flourishing selves.
  • ORBH 430 - Quantum Leadership
    In this course, Professor Laszlo builds on the business case for sustainability to develop new leadership capabilities aimed at increasing managerial effectiveness while making a positive impact on society. Weekly mindfulness practices help connect you to purpose, people, and planet. The course changes who you are being by increasing your awareness of how your actions impact others and the world. Through this course, students provide course-specific advisory services to an AIM2Flourish company that is committed to “doing well by doing good.” The most exciting aspect of this class will be encouraging students to see themselves as positive change agents, with the ability to make a positive impact on the world through living their most fulfilling and flourishing selves.
  • Welcome to Tanzania: CWRU Engineering and Management Students Collaborate for Social Good
    Management and engineering students collaborate for social good in Tanzania as part of Managing in a Global Economy, a course co-taught by Weatherhead School assistant professor Michael Goldberg and Chemical Engineering Department Chair Dan Lacks.
  • Professor Chris Laszlo AIM2Flourish Keynote
    The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit's Faculty Executive Director Chris Laszlo, Ph.D., presented a key note at the Leading for Well-being Conference hosted at the OECD headquarters in Paris, France on Feb 23-24. Laszlo’ opening keynote of the two-day OECD workshop on “Measuring Business Impacts on People’s Wellbeing” was titled “How can the business sector become a positive driver of human well-being?” His presentation centered on results and areas of emerging research from the Fowler Center’s AIM2Flourish initiative. The Workshop is organized in collaboration with the OECD and others as part of the Leading for Well-being initiative, an international coalition of organizations, scholars, business people, media experts and policy makers seeking to integrate the emerging practice of well-being with more sustainable practices at the corporate, community and policy levels. The Fowler Center is a founding co-sponsor for the Leading for Well-being initiative. The AIM2Flourish initiative connects students and business leaders worldwide to discover and learn about profitable innovations for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a flourishing world for all. AIM2Flourish is the world’s first higher education curriculum, story platform, and recognition program for SDGs business solutions. Students interview a business leader using Appreciative Inquiry questions (a positive, strengths-based approach created at Case Western Reserve University), and then publish a story (425 as of Feb. 2017) on AIM2Flourish.com. The inaugural Flourish Prizes—one for each SDG—will be awarded at the June 2017 Fourth Global Forum: Discovering Flourishing Enterprise, hosted at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Learn more at http://www.AIM2FlourishTeam.com. Laszlo is the Char and Chuck Fowler Professor of Business as an Agent of World Benefit and Faculty Executive Director of the Fowler Center at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. To learn more about the Feb. 23-24 workshop, please visit http://www.oecd.org/statistics/Workshop-on-Measuring-Business-Impacts-on-Peoples-Well-being-agenda.pdf. Visit the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit's website at: https://weatherhead.case.edu/centers/fowler/
  • Fourth Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit
    JUNE 14-16, 2017  at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Learn more and register at http://globalforum.case.edu/
  • Business as an Agent of World Benefit

    Business is a powerful force for change in the world. We call it Business as an Agent of World Benefit (BAWB). We know there are exciting stories everywhere about how the business sector is putting its people, imagination and assets to work for the benefit of humanity. But until now, there hasn't been a way for all these exemplary stories to be seen and amplified. This short video introduces AIM2Flourish, the world's first global action-learning platform showcasing business innovations that solve humanity's greatest challenges. Business students use the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, along with Appreciative Inquiry (strength-based interviews) to search out and report on world-changing innovations.

    AIM2Flourish is a Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit program at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. To learn more visit�AIM2Flourish.com.

    The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit exists to advance the scholarship and practice of flourishing enterprise. The Center's primary focus is on for-profit organizations that use their core activities to create value for society and the environment in ways that create even more value for their customers and shareholders. Its theory of change draws on Positive Organizational Science, Appreciative Inquiry, Sustainable Value, Design, and Systems Thinking. Learn more at�https://weatherhead.case.edu/centers/fowler/ or contactfowlercenter@case.edu.

  • Flourishing Enterprise The New Spirit of Business
    Flourishing enterprise: how it's different from business-as-usual and why it will help you and your organization thrive
  • The Future of Education: Interview with Peter Senge
    Peter Senge is a Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and on the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit's Advisory Board. He is also Founding Chair of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL), a global community of corporations, researchers, and consultants committed “to increase our capacity to collectively realize our highest aspirations and productively resolve our differences.” Recently Dr. Senge sat down with the Fowler Center's Roberta Baskin to reflect on the future of education.
  • David Cooperrider and the Fowler Center
    http://weatherhead.case.edu/fowler/ - The Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at the Weatherhead School of Management leverages interdisciplinary scholarship and practice to help leaders capitalize on new profitable business opportunities to solve the world's growing social and environmental problems. The Center works directly with all institutions to embed sustainability into their core strategy, applying cutting-edge competencies in design, innovation, whole systems, and appreciative inquiry. The Fowler Center is led by Executive Director Roger Saillant, PhD. http://weatherhead.case.edu/centers/fowler/ Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management is located in Cleveland, Ohio.