What’s the Difference between Certified #BCorps and #benefitcorps?

August 27, 2014

I just published the third in a weekly series of excerpts on TriplePundit from the upcoming book “The B Corp Handbook: How to Use Business as a Force for Good.” (Click here to read the rest of the series.)

It took me 12 months of research, over 100 interviews and writing a 240-page book, but I finally figured out the difference between Certified B Corpsand benefit corps.

If you are confused about the difference between the two — or didn’t even know there was a difference — don’t worry. This is one of the most commonly confused aspects of the B Corp movement.

Certified B Corporations and benefit corporations share much in common but have a few important differences. For a direct comparison, see the chart at the bottom of this article.

Read the full article on TriplePundit here.

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