Benefit Corporations are a new class of corporation that 1) creates a material positive impact on society and the environment; 2) expands fiduciary duty to require consideration of non-financial interests when making decisions; and 3) reports on its overall social and environmental performance using recognized third party standards. - Read More
Benefit Corporations on the Rise. Barron's. April 29, 2013.
What Will Be the Identity of the First Delaware Benefit Corporation? Forbes. April 25, 2013.
Del. Officials Eye Public Benefit Corporations. Business Week News, April 18, 2013.
Delaware Considers "Public Benefit Corporation Legislation". StartupPerColator. April 12, 2013.
Can Firms Aim to Do Good if it Hurts Profit? The Wall Street Journal, April 10, 2013.
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