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  • A call for 'responsible' entrepreneurs

    A call for 'responsible' entrepreneurs
    Few companies watch their bottom line with more anxiety than startup firms, but the ones who want to move into a new business accelerator in Columbia will need to think beyond revenue and expenses.
  • Maryland 'B' corp. formed to help site search for proposed gay heritage museum

    Organizers of a proposed Washington, D.C., museum focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender heritage have formed a benefit limited liability corporation in Maryland that will work to find a museum site. The Velvet Foundation, a nonprofit group...

    Benefit Corporations law helps social entrepreneurs in Florida

    Benefit Corporations law helps social entrepreneurs in Florida
    Florida has become the 25th state to allow a new kind of company which is set up to serve a public purpose. Gov. Rick Scott this week signed a law allowing "Benefit Corporations," for-profit ventures that are formed to help employees, the community, the...

    Shopping for companies with charitable causes?

    Shopping for companies with charitable causes?
    Just as consumers make their preferences for cereal flavors or pizzas known with dollars, they can choose to patronize companies that they believe do good in the world. And companies are competing for consumer attention with labels calling out their...

    Malloy To Mark Social Benefit Measure as reSET Celebrates

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy indicated he'll hold a signing ceremony for legislation that enables business owners to incorporate as "Type B" benefit corporations, set up for a broader social benefits beyond just profits for owners. The event, not yet scheduled,...