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Is Social Enterprise a Con?

That’s the argument is made by David Groshoff, a Harvard educated law professor and business executive. In his treatise “Contrepeneurship? Examining social enterprise legislation’s feel-good governance giveaways” … 884 more words

Accounting

And now for something a little bit different: Good News!

“This is the true joy in life, being used for a purpose recognised by yourself as a mighty one.  Being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.  

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B the Change, B Corp

Ottime notizie. In un momento di dubbie certezze sul futuro, nasce un nuovo modo di fare impresa: viene introdotto un modello che supera gli schemi precedenti e che accantona per sempre il sorpassato metro del profitto come unico… 1,540 more words

Sonia Guidazzi

Be the Change – B Corporations

In the old paradigm, companies just sought to make a profit, plain and simple. This all-for-profit mentality often came at great expense to workers, the community, and the environment. 556 more words

What Is Organic

What Happens When Being Good to the Planet Isn't Profitable?

By Team Deep Earth

Part I (by Stephen)

I’m thinking a lot about the dangers of just making a business case for sustainability. Businesses can save on electricity bills by replacing lightbulbs and appliances, reduce waste disposal costs, cut supply chain costs by being more efficient or recycling. 897 more words

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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