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WHY PURPOSE IS TURNING INTO PROFIT

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. 249 more words

Sustainability

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. 991 more words

Accounting

B Lab - A Change is in the Offing and its High Time!

By: Linda Lattimore

A swing is beginning to take place in the very corporate world that we created.  Driven by agents of change, our global business community is shifting its traditional perception that the only business of business…is business and, a solid rate of return to its shareholders to the exclusion of all else.  1,001 more words

Have a Heart

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, which illuminated the gross amorality of the humans behind the world’s largest financial institutions, much of the 2012 presidential campaign rhetoric focused on corporate personhood, or the doctrine, which declares that corporations are to be recognized as people in the eyes of the law. 735 more words

To B or Not to B

In our ever-changing corporate world, businesses are trying to have a positive impact on society and the environment while also making profit. These businesses operate to “succeed,” but wouldn’t it be ideal to establish standards to define this “success”? 2,343 more words

Ethics

Certified B Corporation files for IPO

by Cydney Posner

Recently, the online crafts marketplace, Etsy, filed an S-1 for a $100 million IPO led by first tier underwriters. As reported in… 1,204 more words

Securities

Creating The Culture That Will Change The World

I’ve had a bit of an absence from the blogosphere lately.  Not for lack of inspiration and desire to pontificate on the quirks of consumer culture – but because I have been busy trying to figure out a way to save the world.   834 more words

Consumer Culture