Graham Sustainability Institute

THRIVE BARS Building a Company based on Sustainability and Values

January 2017

This report describes the actions taken and lessons learned by the Thrive Bar Dow Sustainability Fellows Team. Interested in food, entrepreneurship, and sustainability, the team leveraged a unique opportunity to learn what it means to be a “sustainable company” through firsthand experience. They recognized the need to strive for an overarching goal with a clear mission: start a food company that has sustainability as its primary objective. 

Keywords: University of Michigan, Dow Sustainability Fellows Program