Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation After ‘Year of the Protester’, Business Leaders Embrace Positive Alternative Submitted by: B Lab/B Corporation   SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ – Today, Patagonia became the first company in California to elect benefit corporation status. Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard led the largest group …

Press Release: Investors stimulate property sector to disclose environmental performance

Investors stimulate property sector to disclose environmental performance Commercial property sector improves energy efficiency Amsterdam, September 1, 2011 – At the request of a global consortium of institutional investors, 340 of the world’s largest property funds have disclosed detailed data on the environmental performance of their portfolio. A report launched …

The Change We Seek: Nine Certified B Corporations Named America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs 2011 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Nine Certified B Corporations have been named by Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek as ‘America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs’ of 2011. Azavea, Change.org, Dimagi, Emory Knoll Farms, Freelancers Insurance Company, Greyston Bakery, Nest Collective, Re:Vision Architecture and World Centric are all recognized this year as leaders in this growing sector of mission-driven businesses. …