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  • 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 #(No hunger), OLIO is committed to ending food waste for the betterment of society at large. [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 Sustainbility 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. [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.