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Welcome to the AIM2Flourish Stories page, where you will find 1,500+ 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.

Strawless Starbucks

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Worldwide, US

In 2018, Starbucks designed a new service innovation that will be addressing several environmental concerns. The business organization developed a plan to eliminate its iconic green straws by replacing them

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UPS Carbon

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Rahway, NJ, US

As the worldwide leader in logistics, UPS uses a significant amount of resources which can lead to a negative impact on the environment, if managed carelessly. To prevent that, UPS

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Marketing Sustainability

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Northeastern Pennsylvania region, US

Premier Compaction Systems initiates its innovation on a daily basis, working tirelessly to spread passion for sustainability in the surrounding community. To do so, the business works with other companies

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Blossom & Bloom with Exotic Organic Fertilizer

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: VA, US

Mary's Alpaca Poop produces and sells Poop+ Pods, an organic fertilizer with an alpaca manure base and organic additives, including mycorrhizal fungi and yucca extracts. Mary's organic fertilizer aids in

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Keeping Material and Opportunity Alive

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: New York City, NY, NY, US

The innovation is one that has existed for a long time. One may not view the used car industry to be anything more than the repurposing of cars. In fact

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One Step at a Time

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Worldwide, US

You buy a pair of socks, and something awesome happens for the world. This is possible because each new sock is designed specifically for a cause, a UN goal, and

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Giving Back to New Brunswick

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: New Brunswick, NJ, US

Hub City Soles partnered with municipal efforts to better the lives of local youth through donations. HUB Teen Center, a resource funded by the city of New Brunswick, was the

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Plastic With a Purpose

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Princeton, NJ, US

Terhune Orchards uses plastic mulch, which is a service and technology innovation that uses black plastic to reduce water loss and weed growth, thus creating a larger volume of better

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Investing for a Reason Beyond Money

Date published: 07 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Metuchen, NJ, US

This company’s innovation is its business model: direct impact investing. Direct impact investing involves using investing as a tool to shape society in a positive manner by partnering with and

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