An Investors Guide to B-Corps
Businesses are increasingly aligning themselves with purpose-oriented frameworks including through Benefit Corporation registration and B Corp Certification. Furthermore, Investors are looking to better understand socially responsible investing, impact investing, and ESG investing. This report begins to look at the differences between the frameworks, their importance, and the implications for the investment community.
Businesses are being asked to explain their why. Frameworks like Benefit Corporation and B Corp are helping businesses to transform themselves and to redefine the meaning of success.
Benefit Corporations and B Corps can change the economy and the world. Inc Magazine highlights Jay Coen Gilbert’s journey from successful for-profit entrepreneur to starting a non-profit focused on championing purpose-driven business practices.
Blackrock Capital is the world’s largest asset manager. Blackrock CEO, Larry Fink, is believes that businesses leaders must identify and incorporate purpose in their decision making. Fink discusses the inextricable link between profits and purpose.