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Welcome to the AIM2Flourish Stories page, where you will find 1,000+ student-written stories about businesses that are both profitable and positive. Every one of these stories showcases a successful business innovation that also helps achieve one or more of the UN Global Goals. Browse the world's largest resource for inspiring, positive business innovation stories. 

Sustainable and Green Future with Renewable Energy

Date published: 15 Dec 2017

Location: Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Ecozen Solutions is an energy-focused company that provides renewable energy-based products. It was started with a motive to create awareness against poor energy management practices, to drive sustainability in the

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Bridging the Pioneer Gap

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Investments embodies the innovation of bridging the pioneer gap by “financing the missing middle between microfinance and large capital financial instruments.” BOP pg 81. The country of Ethiopia has

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Turning Aerospace Recyclables into Colorado Meals

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Colorado Springs, CO, United States

UTC Aerospace Systems in Colorado Springs is partnering with the local food bank to turn manufacturing waste into meals for those in need.

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Empowering to Flourish Through Theatre Production

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Staten Island, NY, United States

Adam and Tanya Glassman came together in response to a failed production company and created their own theatre company. Today the organization has fostered a community of participating artists

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Recycled Textiles Benefiting the Environment

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: United States

Jenelle began her business by cutting up and repurposing clothing that her children had outgrown. From there, she has drastically expanded her business. She is very goal driven. Her goal

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The Best Innovations are Sometimes the Simplest

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Africa

The Hippo Roller is a distinct wheelbarrow-like product that makes it easier for those living in rural areas to transport water. I interviewed Darren Smith, head of media relations at

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A Window of Opportunity

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Springfield, MA, United States

Old Window Workshop (OWW) is a woman worker-owned cooperative. Located in the Massachusetts Pioneer Valley, a former industrial hub for paper, textiles, and gun manufacturing in the late 19th –

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Great Snacks, Great Culture, Great Results

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Ithaca, NY, United States

Valuing relationships and wanting to better the world has led Emmy's Organics to produce a simple, yet unique product. The need for a healthy snack that adhered to specific dietary

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Harnessing the Potential of Consumer Driven Philanthropy

Date published: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Africa

‘Who Gives a Crap’ lets consumers buy toilet paper made from 100% recycled materials from non-tree sources via online purchases and subscriptions. 50% of profits from every sale is donated

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