Fowler Center announces The Fifth Global Forum | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Fowler Center announces The Fifth Global Forum

Posted 9.15.2021

Text over a mountain range sunset; The Great Leadership Reset. Presented by The Fowler Center and Berrett-Koehler Publishers. October 19-28. The 5th Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World benefit.

Ready to reset? Join us for The Great Leadership Reset where we will reinvent the theory of business together!

The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit in collaboration with Berrett-Koehler Publishers is pleased to announce the Fifth Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit taking place virtually from October 19th-28th. Join us for this 10-day FREE virtual forum of conversations and hear from over 40+ business leaders and educators!

Since its conception in 2006, the Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit has invited executives, entrepreneurs, design thinkers, and next generation leaders to strive toward economic and social excellence. The Global Forum is part of the Fowler Center's mission to help businesses transform into agents of environmental, social, and economic benefit. 

We are in an era where business for good is good for business! The theme of this year's Global Forum is The Great Leadership Reset, a virtual reimagining, about how business can meet the biggest global challenges of the 21st century.  Join Fowler Center Faculty Director, David Cooperrider, and co-hosts Michele Hunt and Audrey Selian, for a groundbreaking virtual forum exploring how business leaders around the world are coming together to create a better future for all…

The Fifth Global Forum will include an incredible portfolio of outstanding and inspiring global speakers, including:

  • Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman on how he fused the UN Sustainable Development Goals deep into the company’s core growth strategy
  • Leading business educator Rosabeth Moss Kanter on how leaders can make a difference outside their organization, as well as inside.
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice leader Dr. Tiffany Jana on using DEI to make your business future-fit
  • Essential leadership expert and an original pioneer in moving management theory past industrial-age values Ken Blanchard 
  • Founding member of the Conscious Capitalism movement Raj Sisodia 
  • CEO and Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact Sanda Ojiambo on how the business sector can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

We can grow a movement for change right from our workplaces. If you see how the world is shifting and you want to prepare yourself and your organization for new challenges, we invite you to join us as we create a new vision for leadership.

Learn more and register today at

-The Fowler Center Team

For undergraduate programs: learn more information here or apply now. For graduate programs: request more information or apply now. You can also register for one of over 70 open enrollment courses through Executive Education.

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