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Sharing Stories of Business as an Agent of World Benefit in Northeast Ohio

About the AIM2FlourishNEO Initiative
In 2019, Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson asked all of us in Northeast Ohio to collect examples of positive business innovation in our community as we marked the 50th anniversary of the infamous Cuyahoga River fire in June 2019 and the culmination of the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative.

Throughout 2019, Mayor Jackson showcased these positive examples as proof of Northeast Ohio’s progress in creating a sustainable economy and our potential for a more prosperous future.

The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University stepped up to host this initiative. University students across Northeast Ohio discover examples of positive business innovation and the Fowler Center published them on

These examples of Northeast Ohio's positive present are the backdrop for charting the next 50 years of Northeast Ohio's prosperity.

How it Works

  1. Supported by their professor, students interview a business leader about a positive and profitable Northeast Ohio business innovation.
  2. The student writes a mini-case study and adds "AIM2FlourishNEO" as the collaboration.
  3. The stories are published on and can be searched by going to

Learn More

Read the AIM2FlourishNEO Welcome Letter [PDF]

Explore AIM2FlourishNEO Questions & Answers [PDF]

For Professors: AIM2FlourishNEO One-Pager [PDF]

View AIM2FlourishNEO Stories Collected to Date