“The Benefit Corporation: An Economic Analysis”

“The Benefit Corporation: An Economic Analysis” was authored by B Revolution Founder Dirk Sampselle and Affiliate Attorney Kyle Westaway and was published in Emory Law Journal, a leading journal for legal scholarship.  The article analyzes the benefit corporation legislation and provides recommendations to state legislatures, boards of directors, and courts of … Read More

“The Need and Rationale for the Benefit Corporation”

This article was authored by B Revolution Founder Dirk Sampselle with B Lab staff and volunteers in 2011 (Dirk served as a volunteer on B Lab’s policy team in 2011). Executive Summary There is significant interest in state legislatures and bar associations across the United States regarding legislation to introduce … Read More

Why Become a Benefit Corporation? (Video)

Why Become a Benefit Corporation? (Video) B Revolution founder Dirk Sampselle, JD, MBA, is an expert in B Corporations and the benefit corporation legal entity. He is the Drafting Author of the Benefit Corporation Legislative Memorandum and co-author of a leading scholarly treatise on the entity, published in Emory Law … Read More

Using B Corp Status to Raise Mission-Aligned Capital (Video)

Using B Corporation Status to Raise Mission-Aligned Capital (Video)  B Revolution founder Dirk Sampselle, JD, MBA, is an expert in B Corporations. Here, he discusses raising mission-aligned capital. By affirming a public benefit purpose in their legal entity, and abiding by the B Corporation’s strict legal standards, B Corporations will … Read More

Managing B Corporation Impact Performance and KPIs (Video)

Managing B Corporation Impact Performance and KPIs (Video) B Revolution founder Dirk Sampselle, JD, MBA, is an expert in B Corporations. In this video tutorial, he describes how the B Impact Assessment can assist businesses with managing impact performance and impact KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). The impact assessment allows companies … Read More

Introduction to the B Corporation Assessment and Certification

What is the B Corporation Impact Assessment? The B Corporation Impact Assessment is the impact analysis tool, administered by the certifying agency B Lab (an organization wholly independent from B Revolution), that is used to measure performance for the B Corporation Certification. The Assessment is offered publicly and for free … Read More

Benefit Corporation Governance and Compliance

From our “Becoming a B” series on CSRwire. So, you’re a Benefit Corporation.  Now What? There is a broad misconception amongst B Corporation founders that the “legal piece” of being a B Corporation is simply something for the attorneys to handle. Not so, according to B Revolution founder Dirk Sampselle. … Read More

Can Becoming a B Corporation Make You More Profitable?

From our ongoing “Becoming a B” series on CSRwire. Can Becoming a B Corporation Make Your Business More Profitable? 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 15,000 businesses have begun using B … Read More

A Summary of the Benefit Corporation Third-Party-Standard Requirements

A Summary of the Benefit Corporation Third-Party Requirements A key feature of the benefit corporation legal entity is that it requires benefit corporations to maintain performance and reporting activity with regard to a third-party standard. Namely, benefit corporations are required to (a) have a purpose of creating “General public benefit,” defined … Read More

An Analysis of the B Corporation Legal Requirements

An Analysis of the B Corporation Legal Requirements One of the most common questions I get – “what is the difference between a B Corporation and a benefit corporation?” – is sometimes followed-up by the equally-important but less-frequently-asked question, “how do they relate to one another?”  To address this nuanced … Read More

18 Questions Employees Have For Leaders

By Sue Funkhouser Gallup Research has shown that the #1 reason employees leave their job is their manager.  It has been said, “People join a company, people leave a manager.” Within the context of an employee’s tangible and intangible needs, below are some of the questions employees are thinking about … Read More

Fall Research Analyst Internship

B Revolution seeks an entrepreneurial undergraduate student interested in the field of social enterprise startups to assist B Revolution’s leadership team in building the social enterprise revolution.  The Intern will work as part of an integrated team of talented attorneys and social enterprise experts who work together to solve client … Read More