Tag Archives: Benefit Corporations

Sustainability: Walmart, Whole Foods, Patagonia, and Benefit Corporations

On April 22, 1970 the first Earth Day initiated significant awareness about environmental sustainability which encompasses a product’s full life cycle impact on the environment. Although Earth Day’s intial effect on business was minimal, this post describe how public and … Continue reading

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AFP- Social Enterprise: New Face of Philanthropy

On August 11, 2011, the 7th Annual North Carolina Philanthropy Conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in the Research Triangle Park.  Sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professional’s North Carolina chapters this year’s conference theme is “The New Face of Philanthropy: … Continue reading

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Duke Social Enterprise Class

Social enterprise and entrepreneurship are an emerging area for the nonprofit and business sectors.  There are new legal entities and certifications including the L3C, benefit corporations, and B Lab certifications which seek to combine charitable purposes with business organizations.   On July 20, 2011, from 6-9 pm, … Continue reading

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