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More Burden than Benefit? Analysis of the Benefit Corporation Movement in California | Author: Sarah Thornsberry

More Burden than Benefit? Analysis of the Benefit Corporation Movement in California | Author: Sarah Thornsberry

The benefit corporation movement has been associated with the separate camps of social entrepreneurship, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit corporations, while trying to establish itself as a community of businesses that pursue not only profit, but also environmental and social good. This article examines the legal attributes of benefit corporation legislation and articulates why incorporating as a benefit corporation can be an excellent business decision. Lastly, the article looks at how the movement can further expand in California.

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