All 824 student-written stories published in 2019 are eligible for the 2020 Flourish Prizes. These stories showcase positive business innovations that span the globe and demonstrate how business can help achieve the 17 UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
The 2020 Flourish Prize finalists are available here. This year we celebrated 76 finalists from 22 countries. We are so proud of all of our universities, professors, and students for participating in this program and helping to lift up and share stories of business innovation for the global good.
We celebrated our 2020 Flourish Prizes with virtual announcements the week of June 8th-12th. Each day during the week, we announced several Flourish Prize Honorees via our Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn pages and our AIM2Flourish Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
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Global Goal #1 - No Poverty: GoJek
Because two excellent stories were written about GoJek in 2019, the AIM2Flourish selection jury and management decided to award both teams with the 2020 Flourish Prize.
A Super App Connecting Drivers and Communities Featuring GoJek in Indonesia written by Tori Santo Tomas and Felicia Lo from Loyola Marymount University under the direction of Trevor Zink.
Indonesia's Super App Bettering Lives of 2 Million Partners Featuring GoJek in Indonesia written by Ariel Wibowo, Esther Indiarto, Tungga Basuki and Grace Trask from Loyola Marymount University under the direction of Jeff Thies.
Global Goal #2 - Zero Hunger: OLIO
The Food Revolution App: Fighting Food Waste Featuring OLIO in Great Britain & Northern Ireland written by Stephanie Shaw, Diana Tokar, Bernadette Wright and Arif Shamudeen from St. John's University under the direction of Charles Wankel.
Global Goal #3 - Good Health and Well-being: TABOO
Empowering Women and Ending Period Stigma Featuring TABOO in Australia written by Shanika Saputantrie from Monash University under the direction of Gitanjali Bedi.
Global Goal #4 - Quality Education: Hotel con Corazón
Impact Hotel for the Socially Conscious Traveler Featuring Hotel con Corazón in Nicaragua written by Laura Puelinckx, Sara Ioana Popa Bucur, Ana Maria Londoño and Maria Catalina Perez from Universidad de Navarra under the direction of Isabel Rodriguez Tejedo.
Global Goal #5 - Gender Equality: Bolsa Rosa
Empower Women and Increase Productivity in Companies Through Flextime Jobs Opportunities Featuring Bolsa Rosa in Mexico written by Angelica Aracely Merla Chavez, Aracely Mariscal and Mariana Irigoyen from Universidad de Monterrey under the direction of Consuelo Garcia-De-La-Torre.
Global Goal #6 - Clean Water and Sanitation: Grosche International
The Road to Clean Water Featuring Grosche International in Canada written by Stephanie Svaikauskas, Seth England and Emily Stacy from Beyond Borders under the direction of Matthew Mulhern.
Global Goal #7 - Affordable and Clean Energy: LuminAID
LuminAID's Story Featuring LuminAID in the United States written by Abhineet Jain, Ashton Smith, Geetam Patchigolla and Augustine Amaquandoh from Rutgers Business School under the direction of Kenneth Welch.
Global Goal #8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth: Tamga Designs
TAMGA Designs: Sustainably Stunning, Ethically Made Featuring Tamga Designs in Canada written by Sarah Abdu from York University- Schulich School of Business under the direction of Charles Cho.
Global Goal #9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure: Hivve Technology
Sustainable Schools Featuring Hivve Technology in Australia written by Tim Ferguson from Monash University under the direction of Gitanjali Bedi.
Global Goal #10 - Reduced Inequalities: Pixza
Pizzeria Making Social Change One Slice at a Time Featuring Pixza in Mexico written by Sandra Moreno, Tanya Lilian Ramirez Guzman, Alicia Fernández and Mirelia Rios from EGADE Business School Tecnologico de Monterrey under the direction of Consuelo Garcia-De-La-Torre.
Global Goal #11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities: Mamut
A TIREless Effort for a Brighter Future Featuring Mamut in Bolivia written by Joseline Galindo, Manuel Morales, Mauricio Rubio and Lucía García from EGADE Business School Tecnologico de Monterrey under the direction of Ezequiel Reficco.
Global Goal #12 - Responsible Consumption and Production: DGrade
Giving Plastic Bottles a Second Chance Featuring DGrade in the United Arab Emirates written by Francisco Jorge from IPMI International Business School under the direction of Amelia Naim Indrajaya.
Global Goal #13 - Climate Action: Biomitech
Tecnologia de Micoalgas Salvando Vidas | Microalgae Technology Saving Lives Featuring Biomitech in Mexico written by Areli Teutle, Ariadna Vicencio, Isabel Ortiz and from Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla under the direction of Crishelen Kurezyn Diaz.
Global Goal #14 - Life Under Water: Acelflex SAS
NATPACKING, WATERPROOF AND BIODEGRADABLE PACKAGES Featuring Acelflex SAS in Colombia written by Diego Mauricio Vega and Laura Angel from Universidad Externado de Colombia under the direction of Gustavo A Yepes López.
Global Goal #15 - Life on Land: AeroFarms
An Agricultural Revolution Featuring AeroFarms in the United States written by Angie Gomes, Alexander Shemitz, Mubeen Butt, Kait Wood and Taha Salahddine from Rutgers Business School under the direction of Joseph Markert.
Global Goal #16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Humblebee LLC
'Bee'ing Thoughtful in Consulting Featuring Humblebee LLC in the United States written by Megan Baker, Jacqueline DeVuono, Ana Faguy, James Hammerstedt, Ross Pilliod, and Rosalie Walton from Saint Joseph's University under the direction of Ron Dufresne.
Global Goal #17 - Partnerships for the Goals: NeedsList
Meeting Humanitarian Needs Featuring NeedsList in Canada written by Heather Sharpe from York University- Schulich School of Business under the direction of Charles Cho.
The 2020 Flourish Prizes Jury includes business leaders who were honored with 2017, 2018, and 2019 Flourish Prizes, as well as Fowler Center Advisory Board members, and esteemed colleagues from academia and the Cleveland business community.
The Fowler Center's 2020 Flourish Prize Jury
Dean Cycon, Dean's Beans, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 1
Don Larson, The Sunshine Nut Company, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 1
Roberta Baskin, Former Executive Director, AIM2Flourish
Michele Hunt, Fowler Center Advisory Board Member
Dr. Jim Schaefer, Soil Technologies Corp, 2018 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 15
J. Lyell Clarke III, Fowler Center Advisory Board Member, President and CEO Clarke
Zachary Fayer, TerraCycle, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 12
Shantanu Pathak, CareNX, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 3
Jeetu Lalwani, Dial 4242, 2018 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 3
Med Amine Akhatar, Serve&Help, 2017 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 5
Tala Bautista, Coffee for Peace, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 16
Harris Ferrell, American Prison Data Systems, 2018 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 16
Dr. Parag Agarwa, JanaJal, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 6
Suman Shakya, SmartPaani, 2017 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 6
Ellen Watts, Architerra, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 13
Juan Ignacio Gerardi, Bioconexion, 2017 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 9
Kwame Ababio, Green Afro-Palms, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree, Goal 9
Chuck Fowler, Fowler Center Advisory Board Member
Rolando Davila, Direct TV Peru, 2019 Flourish Prize Honoree Goal 4
Michael Richard Cauley, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Mike Bellissimo, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Dwayne Naylor, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Carl Greppin, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Roxanne Jimenez, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Aldine Bell, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Jennifer Bishop, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Tim Nguyen, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow
Larry Clay, Fowler Center Doctor of Management Fellow