B-Corporations financial definition of B-Corporations
Benefit Corporation (redirected from B-Corporations)
in which the members of board of directors
have the statutory duty to provide some tangible benefit to the community and/or the environment. In other words, a benefit corporation is not prohibited from earning and distributing profits, but is expected to do these other things as well. A benefit corporation is informally called a b-corp.
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To address this question, the project studies the B-Corporations
as a new legal business form of corporations (private and public) pursuing benefits for society and shareholders.
The same goes for B-Corporations
, the for profit entities that walk around with their figurative chests puffed out saying: "Look at us.
This World Class New Zealander and Ernst & Young 'Young Entrepreneur' of the Year co-founded and is chairman of mobile advertising network, Snakk Media, which listed on the NZX in 2013, becoming one of the first publically listed B-Corporations
in the world.
Two cities--San Francisco and Philadelphia--have adopted legislation related to B-Corporations