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To be or not to be a “B Corporation,” that is the question (access required)

“Benefits Corporations,” referred to herein as “B Corporations,” can trace their origins to a 2006 agreement between three friends, Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan and Andrew Kassoy, to launch a nonprofit corporation they dubbed “B Lab.” In doing so, their aim was to drive the systemic change necessary to create a more social and environmentally ...

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