The Benefit Corporation: Changing the Fabric of Society This article gives the reader a deeper look at benefit corporations and the market for transparency they hope to create.
Legislation: Creating a New Kind of Corporation for a New Economy This article describes the Benefit Corporation Legislation and how it differs from B Corporations.
What Do Investors Think About Benefit Corporations This article addresses the changes that Benefit Corporations are bringing to the business world and how investors a view them.
THE BENEFIT CORPORATION: AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS TO COURTS, BOARDS, AND LEGISLATURES This article provides an analysis of the benefit corporation including its duties, corporate governance, statutes, and recommendations. It begins with a brief analysis of the history and norms of corporate governance – the dominant paradigms of thought … Read More
By Dirk Sampselle Since B Lab created its B Corporation certification four years ago, responsible businesses have rushed to earn the coveted “B Corp” seal of approval. Today, over 1,000 businesses have begun using B Lab’s impact assessment tool, and over 600 have become fully B Corporation certified. But many … Read More
By Dirk Sampselle Although “B Corporation” and “benefit corporation” are terms commonly used interchangeably, the B Corporation name is not just an abbreviation for the benefit corporation legal entity. As a benefit corporation consultant, former member of the B Lab policy team, and frequent speaker in the social enterprise startup … Read More