October 19th-28th, 2021
How Business Can Meet The Biggest Global Challenges of The 21st Century
Hosted by David Cooperrider, Audrey Selian, and Michele Hunt
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Summit Co-host and Founder and Faculty Chair of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit
Michele Marie Hunt
Summit Co-host, Transformation Catalyst, Strategic Advisor, and Author
Summit Co-host, Director of Artha Impact, and Co-founder of Artha Networks
A Word from our hosts
Business as a platform for change builds paths to prosperity
“Organizations like Ikea, Vitamix, and Natura are leading the way forward. This mass mobilization on climate action and other humanity-focused opportunities will change the world and business as we know it.”
– David Cooperrider
Change is happening now. The great leadership reset will shepherd a new era of productivity and profit.
Managing business as a force for good is a winning strategy.
Explore the trends turning into trajectories
TRILLION dollars in ESC investments by 2025
COMPANIES ($13T market cap) SIGNED THE BUSINESS AMBITION FOR 1.5C COMMITMENT
Interviews on Business as an Agent of World Benefit
Trillion dollars in business opportunity the un's Sustainable Development Goals
The Global Forum tackles complex subjects identified as imperative to the wellbeing of human and ecological growth
- Join the visionary corporate leaders taking ambitious climate action while propelling industry-leading innovation.
- Championing social, gender, and racial equality.
- Bringing the human side of enterprise to its highest potentials.
- Creating the next great episode in economic history. This is the era where business for good is good for business.
Join us for the 5th Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit and learn:
Methods for turning wishful thinking into innovative action and vast new sources of value.
How humanitarian initiatives can not only improve businesses but have a positive impact on market positioning.
How to align investors, employees, and leadership around the economic advantages of harm mitigation.
- Turn obstacles into strategic advantages in crowded and competitive markets.
New theory of business that turns waste to wealth, emphasizes economic equality, and promotes prosperity.
Implement strategies, principles, and values that define the great leadership reset.
“Every single social and global issue of our day is a business opportunity in disguise.”
Together we can create the conditions for the next great episode in global history
The Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit has a motto: don’t be despairing, be curious. Since its conception in 2006, it has invited executives, entrepreneurs, design thinkers, and next generation leaders to strive toward economic and social excellence.
The Fowler Center
“Sustainability is here to stay,” said Chuck Fowler, “and it’s not just the right thing to do but it’s a business innovation engine—doing good and doing well are totally and mutually reinforcing, and sustainability provides an overarching ideal and storehouse of leadership tools to make it so.”
The Fowler Center was established in 2009, with the timely and generous gift of Chuck and Char Fowler. Originally named the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value, the donation launched the inquiry into Business as an Agent of World Benefit initiative, started in 2002, to a new level of priority, scale, and scope as an interdisciplinary center of excellence. The Fowler Center’s aim is clear: to build on and leverage the legacy and to create the finest research, education, and applied center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit in the world.
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