Benefit Corporations – The National Center for Social Impact

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Winners of the First-Annual UPTOGOOD Social Impact Film Festival Announced!

The first-annual UPTOGOOD Impact Film Festival was thrilled to announce their two winners and six runner ups, out of 356 student submissions, at the UPTOGOOD Social Impact Film Festival Awards ceremony on Saturday, April 22nd in Los Angeles. All eight finalists were awarded prizes designed to help the winners expand their campaigns and increase their visibility. “The immense diversity of applicants in this festival prove that there [...]

Introducing The Good Cards, An Interactive Gaming App Helping Keep The Pay It Forward Movement Alive

With The Good Cards, the real aim is to unite current Dreamers, awaken dormant Dreamers and inspire non-dreamers to find their faith in humanity and become Dreamers too. This is all made possible through the simplest of processes. Here’s how it works:   By ordering your card online, a biodegradable one of course, you automatically enter the game. After receiving your card, you scan the [...]

Meet Swell, A New Social Impact Investing Platform For Conscious Investors

  Pacific Life’s incubator startup, Swell, has officially launched! The new social impact investing platform provides consumers the opportunity in invest in various conscious investment projects focused on six positive future categories: Green Technology, Renewable Energy, Zero Waste, Clean Water, Healthy Living and Disease Eradication. With as little as $500, Swell is aiding consumers with opportunities to invest in platforms that aims to deliver profit [...]

The Truth About Ben and Jerry’s

Though it occurred a dozen years ago, the sale of Ben & Jerry’s continues to haunt social entrepreneurs. The sale’s notoriety keeps growing, moreover, because of the central role it plays in current debates over the development and enactment of new US corporate forms—such as low-profit limited liability corporations (L3Cs), benefit corporations, and flexible purpose corporations—that attempt to embed a company’s social mission into its [...]