Imagine a world where companies prosper, people excel, and nature thrives.

Flourishing is the business opportunity of today: inspiring people, solving complex problems, collaborating across supply chains, and catalyzing systems change for value and profit.

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In a flourishing enterprise

People are inspired by new magnitudes of purpose for business and society. They bring their deepest and best selves to work.

When we do what we love, we seldom call it work.

Work spaces and mindful management practices help people to be authentic, creative, and collaborative.

Innovation emerges everywhere.

The company sustains industry leadership in the face of continual change and complexity.

Discovering "What’s next?" for business success, personal well-being and a healthier world.

Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit brought together CEOs, line managers and functional teams from companies in the United States, Europe, Central America, South America and beyond for a dynamic two-and-a-half day summit at the Weatherhead School of Management of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Flourish & Prosper

Interacting with business leaders who model flourishing enterprise

Understanding market expectations for companies to have a net positive impact

Partnering with complementary organizations to help solve global challenges

Learning how to scale breakthrough innovations for systems change

Strengthening your sense of connection to purpose, others and the world

Designing creative workplaces and build practices aimed at personal wellbeing

Developing actionable, sector-specific plans for yourself and your company

"Every single social and global issue of our day is a business opportunity in disguise."

-Peter Drucker

The Global Forum is an epicenter of innovation. Its focus on turning global and social issues into bona-fide business opportunities is a perfect way to bring executives, young leaders, and visionary scholars together.

Patrick Cescau

Chairman and CEO, Unilever and Co-Chair, First Global Forum

The Global Forum Leaders

Flourish & Prosper’s fascinating mix of speakers, workshop presenters and design summit leaders included CEOs, thought leaders, visionaries and social entrepreneurs.


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lourish & Prosper was held on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in collaboration with the Weatherhead School of Management. The Peter B. Lewis Building is home to Weatherhead where faculty make a point of contributing to the cutting edge of management science, from establishing graduate disciplines in organizational behavior and operations research to exploring design practices in management. Weatherhead's programs enhance traditional management education by integrating the fundamentals of business with ideas and practices that change individuals, organizations and societies. It aims to develop leaders who innovate to create sustainable value and who are good global citizens.

Case Western Reserve University is located in Cleveland, Ohio’s culturally vibrant University Circle neighborhood.

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niversity Circle, four miles east of Downtown Cleveland in a scenic park-like setting, is the cultural center of the city. It is home to more cultural and performing arts institutions within one square mile than anywhere else in the country.

Museums include the highly acclaimed Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Botanical Garden and Western Reserve Historical Society. The magnificent Severance Hall is the winter home of the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra. Flourish & Prosper included opportunities for experiencing the area’s rich cultural amenities.

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Thank you to all of our attendees, speakers, sponsors and everyone else who helped support the forum for participitating and being part of another incredible Global Forum!

Flourish & Prosper – The Unconference

The two and a half day schedule included keynote plenary sessions, sector-specific breakouts designed to produce actionable plans, CEO panels, interactive workshops and roundtable dialogues.

Forum Highlights

  • 2.5

    Content-Filled Days

  • Visionary Keynote Speakers

  • 30+


  • Appreciative Inquiry Design Summits


  • Developed actionable, sector-specific plans for use in their own companies

  • Interacted with business leaders pursuing world changing innovations

  • Understood rising market expectations for companies to have a net positive impact

  • Strengthened their sense of connection to purpose, others and the world

  • Built personal and team practices designed to inspire and engage

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The Global Forum provided me with a transformational opportunity to create a company with a greater purpose.

J. Lyell Clarke

President and CEO, Clarke


Thank you to all of our Flourish & Prosper sponsors who are at the forefront of the global movement to flourishing