B Corps – The National Center for Social Impact

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Certified B Corporations and Benefit Corporations

In partnership with Patagonia and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, we have published An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Certified B Corporations and Benefit Corporations. In an era of “greenwashing” and misleading labels, Certified B Corporations and Benefit Corporations help consumers identify trustworthy companies. Signaling this commitment is a trend that has been catching on quickly, both domestically and abroad; to date, there are Certified B Corporations [...]

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Certified B Corporations and Benefit Corporations 2017-05-08T15:57:18+00:00

Where Are You On the Spectrum of Impact?

Corporate social responsibility. Philanthropic giving. B Corps, employee-owned cooperatives, nonprofits, and all the models in between. The world of sustainability boasts more flavors than Baskin Robbins, more hues than a brilliant rainbow. As Nell Derick Debevoise, the founder and CEO of Inspiring Capital, has coined it, the expressions of sustainability in business are part of “The Spectrum of Impact.” Derick Debevoise knows this firsthand. Her [...]

Where Are You On the Spectrum of Impact? 2017-04-25T15:34:43+00:00