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Podcast: Benefit Corporations - Positives & Misconceptions

Authored By: D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center


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Benefit corporations, like B Corps, are for-profit companies that meet certain standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. In essence, benefit corporations aspire to move beyond wealth creation for owners and shareholders, possibly to combat a social issue or to address a disadvantage community. Learn more on how benefit corporations are similar or different from other entities and the requirements for running one in DC.

Join Darryl Maxwell, Assistant Director of D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, and Alicia Plerhoples, Director of the Social Enterprise & the Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown Law, for this podcast.

Last Review and Update: May 01, 2019
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