Passing Values with the Baton

Baton.jpgSuppose you start a sustainable company, grow it into a great success, and then decide to move on to the next venture, retire, or pay back your investors. If you leave, take the company public, or sell it, will your carefully-instilled values survive the transition?
Joel Makower reports on two early-stage funds that would make the transition a little easier to stomach. One is an offshoot of Porfolio 21, a sustainable business mutual fund out of Oregon. The other, dubbed Circle B by fund incubator Investors’ Circle Foundation, will support B corporations, a proposed class of business entity which would exist for the benefit of ALL stakeholders. Read Joel Makower’s full report at WorldChanging.

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