Chapter 5

BENEFIT CORPORATIONS

SUMMARY: 5.1. Benefit Corporations: an innovative configuration of firms’ social and economic dimensions. – 5.2. Italian Benefit Corporations. – 5.3. The configuration of Benefit Corporations’ social and economic dimensions. – 5.4. The accountability of B Corps: the B Impact Assessment. – 5.4.1. Economic and Social Impact. – 5.5. Conclusions.

5.1. Benefit Corporations: an innovative configuration of firms’ social and economic dimensions

There are many types of companies which have developed in different economic and cultural contexts, registered under different statuses and laws, but in this case, the Benefit Corporation or Certified B Corps represents a common, international way of doing business, equivalent ...

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