B Corp

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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…
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Brazil’s Natura Cosmetics Now the World’s Largest B Corp

Natura Cosmetics, the second largest cosmetics manufacturer in Brazil with revenues around $US3 billion annually, is now a certified B Corp.
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3p Weekend: Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers From Our Favorite B Corps

If you waited until the last minute for stocking stuffers (again), bypass those dollar-store trinkets, and give a gift you believe in.
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Why B Corps Should Expand Their Health and Wellness Programs

One of the best areas for B Corps (and other sustainable businesses) to improve is by providing health and wellness programs to their…
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Green Mountain Power First Utility to Become a B Corp

Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP) announced this week it is now a B Corp—the first utility in the world to score this certification.
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So You’re a Certified B Corporation. Now What?

Here is the final installment of the six-week Quick Start Guide to becoming a Certified B Corporation.
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Patagonia’s Investment in Yerdle Shows Sharing Economy Maturing

Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.
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How to Power Through the B Corp Finish Line

If you are stuck finalizing your B Corp certification, this series will help you power through the finish line.
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How to Raise Your B Corp Assessment Score

Our series continues with the next installment of a six-week, turbocharged Quick Start Guide to becoming a Certified B Corporation.
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How to Create an Action Plan for B Corp Certification

After you have identified your core project team, work with them to set a target B Impact Score and create an action plan…