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The First Benefit Corporation IPO Is Coming, And That’s A Big Deal

Get ready for the first public stock offering by a chartered Benefit Corporation.
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Is B Corp Star New Belgium For Sale? Does It Matter?

On Friday, a report citing unnamed sources said that craft brewer New Belgium, best known for its Fat Tire Ale, was working with…
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Hundreds of B Corps are Sitting Ducks: Here’s Why

Entrepreneurs who are growing the Certified B Corps movement need to learn from their elders' mistakes. But B Corps in 18 states are…
B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says

Certified B Corps Are Only Halfway Done

B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says one entrepreneur.
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Patagonia, Clif Bar and Seventh Generation: Social Enterprise Investors

Did you know that Patagonia, Seventh Generation and Clif Bar each invest millions in social enterprises through their investment management funds? I didn’t,…
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On SDGs, U.K. B Corps and the Future of Sustainable Business

Each of the SDGs requires business to get involved in some shape or form if they are to be achieved. And if the…
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Launch of U.K. B Corp Movement Prompts Debate About Future of Corporations

The B Corp movement focuses on embedding a social purpose within a company’s DNA. As this movement gathers momentum, it highlights the need…
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5 Tips to Becoming a B Corp Consultant

Here are five insider tips from a new webinar, the Secrets of B Corp Consulting, which I compiled as a member of the…
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Rise of B Corps and the Revolution They Represent

There was a tangible excitement in the air last month as the international community gathered in New York to usher in the new…
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Better Know a Deal: A First for Benefit Corporations

What will be the next public Benefit Corporation or B Corp? This spring Etsy went from private B Corporation to public. Now there’s…
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How to Structure Your Social Enterprise for Maximum Benefit

Even social enterprises often are focused solely on their external mission, overlooking their employees’ needs for empowerment and wealth creation that worker-owned co-ops…
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Rubicon Bakery Thrives with Help From Formerly Incarcerated

The Richmond, California-based bakery was losing tens of thousands of dollars before former Wall Street analyst Andrew Stoloff took a chance on it.
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The Rise of the For-Profit, Socially-Responsible Corporation in Canada

Traditionally, for-profit corporations have one mandate -- to maximize shareholder value. Several jurisdictions in the United States have recognized the market for a…
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Consumer Finance Companies Step Up with Forward-Thinking Solutions

The public is demanding more and more social responsibility from the organizations from which they buy goods or services, and forward-thinking financial services…
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Why B Corps Should Cap Executive Pay

One of the best ways that the B Corp movement can continue to drive positive social change is to address the controversial issue…