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Welcome to the AIM2Flourish Stories page, where you will find 1,700+ 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.

"All life has been sought in natural resources, the means to meet needs in infrastructure." Andres Jose Paz

Date published: 22 Jun 2018

Innovation Location: Bogotá, Bogota, CO

Intera wants to generate a constructive system through the participation of the families of the community, generating value chains in the recycling process that by means of the plastic recovery


"Big Changes Start with Small Actions"

Date published: 08 Jun 2017

Innovation Location: Monterrey, NL, MX

BioSolutions elaborates a bio-compound made from vegetable fibers, which is considered a bioplastic because it takes advantage of the fabric residue, specially the agave fiber. Then, BioSolutions creates a material


"Cotton Cuts for a Cause: Without Cutting any Corners"

Date published: 14 May 2018

Innovation Location: Chesterfield, MO, US

Cotton Cuts has used the subscription box business model to bring quilting fabric to enthusiasts and has proven to be a strong for-profit company. Cotton Cuts uses this model to


"Day-End-Doughnation" to Reduce Hunger

Date published: 19 Dec 2018

Innovation Location: New Brunswick , NJ, US

Panera Bread's Day-End-Doughnation Program helps strive to accomplish the UN Global Goals of Zero Hunger (2) and Responsible Consumption (12) by collecting and packaging all leftover bread and pastries from


"Environmentalists at Heart"

Date published: 06 Apr 2018

Innovation Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Biofuel Innovations is a for-profit business which has based their operations on an existing model. Their innovation utilises cooking oil which goes to waste from local restaurants, and transforms them


"Food For All"

Date published: 16 Dec 2016

Innovation Location: Northampton, MA, US

River Valley Co-op is a community-owned cooperative with the goal to provide local and fresh produce to the Northampton community. Its food-for-all and low income ownership program aim to make


"Getting to Exceptional" Equals Diversity

Date published: 27 Apr 2017

Innovation Location: New York, NY, US

Protiviti is a global consulting firm that helps its clients confidently face the future. Through its efforts for diversity and inclusion in the workforce, Protiviti has reduced inequality and has


"Good and Healthy" to Make People Happy!

Date published: 04 Dec 2017

Innovation Location: Amherst, MA, US

Bueno Y Sano, founded by a University of Massachusetts Amherst alumnus, Bob Lowry, is a family-owned chain restaurant that serves to "make people happy". Bueno Y Sano, translated from Spanish


"Our Benefits, Others Benefits" True Spirit

Date published: 08 Jun 2018

Innovation Location: VN

The exclusive corporate governance and culture under “Integrity Community - Development” philosophy.The friendly and community-oriented brand name.Pioneering investors in modern facility line and applying advanced technology.