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Beyond Capitalism: Other Ways to Organise Ourselves

by Sofia

In one of his essays about circular time Jorge Luis Borges quotes Marcus Aurelius: the one who sees the present, has seen the past and the future. 2,218 more words

Human Rights

Some companies legally swear they won't be evil

100% employee-owned since 1996

Any company can stock its office vending machines with free bottles of organic coconut water and profess to care about its workers and the environment, but one non-profit is trying to make sure that these companies make good on those claims.

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The Skoll Foundation: "Betting on good people"

In the last decade or so, an array of nonprofit groups have creatively and persistently worked to deploy the power of business and markets to drive social and environmental change.   1,160 more words


A "public benefit corporation" takes the IPO plunge

by Cydney Posner

As previously discussed on this blog, a few companies have gone public as “Certified B Corporations,” but now we apparently have the first company to file for its IPO as an actual Delaware “public benefit corporation” (PBC). 1,210 more words


Capitalism's New Aesthetic

In other news, this week get Cadivel for free! After Friday it will go back to being $3.99 with 50% proceeds going to charity.

Anyways, I understand I’m taking a bit of a turn with the subject material, but it’s something that I want to talk about. 949 more words



We love business and purpose as much as any other for-profit corporation, but there has always been an urge within our own organization to do good in a holistic way. 248 more words


The B (S?) Corporation

Now that so-called “B Corporations” are popping up around the country, it’s a good time to review what they are, how (and if) they differ from “regular” corporations, and whether they have lived up to their mission, which is to benefit not only shareholders, but the entire community. 1,011 more words