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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.

Green Coffee - Rooted in Kent

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Kent, OH, US

Tree City's innovation of an environmentally-conscious, broadly appealing, community coffee shop has positively affected the city, the community, and the environment. Creating a coffee shop with distinct guidelines for its

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Let’s Talk About Wellness

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: CLEVELAND, OH, US

In 2008, Jim created a business that had first started as an idea, and then blossomed into a software program that financially rewards people take care of their health thus

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Wood Work for a Better World

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Valley View, OH, US

J Langos Wood Shop works tirelessly to make sure that his designs are not only innovative but responsible as well as taking an active role in his community. To do

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Sustainable Farming Takes Root in a National Park

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Cleveland, OH, US

Spice Acres leases land from Cuyahoga Valley National Park and uses the land to farm locally sourced ingredients for Spice Kitchen + Bar and to educate local citizens on sustainable farming.

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Developing a Nurturing Work Culture

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Mentor, OH, US

Mr. Sanjay Singh, President of Roll-Kraft, has developed a work culture that nurtures the development of employees, praises the importance of teamwork, promotes open communication and transparency, and inspires excellence

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Developing Community in University Circle

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Cleveland, OH, US

The Centric Apartments complex in University Circle is a mixed-use property offering 272 one- and two-bedroom apartments in addition to 27,000 square feet of commercial space. Centric aims to develop

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Multiplast Systems: Practical Innovations to Go Green

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Cleveland, OH, US

MultiPlast products replace CO2 generating processes and pollution generating processes with environmentally friendly and organic alternatives contributing to good health and well-being. They also speed up the underground waste degradation

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The Wind Sphere

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Copley, Ohio, US

The Wind Sphere is a small wind turbine that is used on the rooftops of businesses and homes. This invention relates well to Sustainable Development Goal 11, Sustainable Cities and

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Lake Erie Off-Shore Energy Project

Date published: 14 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: Cleveland, OH, US

The solution this organization gives is providing renewable energy through the off-shore winds of Lake Erie through the use of wind turbines by partnering with Fred. Olson Renewables to create

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