Community Energy Ownership; A New Space for Energy Startups

By: Thomas Muholland The United States is failing to meet its energy goals. In the next ten years, some sectors in the United States may even see an…


B-Corp Certification: An Option for Mission-Driven Companies

By: Aaron Gurley Social enterprises are a relatively new phenomenon that represents an increasing portion of the business world. Whether non-profit…


The Burgeoning Overlap between Social Enterprise and Investment Capital

Social enterprises are a relatively new and growing sector in the business world.[1] According to a Global Sustainable Investment Review, from…


Should Startups Incorporate as Benefit Corporations?

Patagonia. Kickstarter. King Arthur Flour. What do these three companies have in common? They are all Benefit Corporations. Increasingly, companies —…


Entities for Businesses with Social Missions

If your business has a socially beneficial mission but wishes to operate with a for-profit model, then you may be interested in forming a hybrid…