Corporations for Good

Corporations for Good

Maryland is the first state in the nation to designate a new category of business, "B-corps," or "benefit corporation," for companies that incorporate social goals into their missions.

Maryland is the first state in the nation to designate a new category of business, "B-corp," or "benefit corporation," which allows companies to incorporate social goals into their missions. It's the next step in the trend toward "corporate social responsibility" that's sweeping business schools and board rooms. We'll explore how the new law can help companies do well by doing good.

Guests

Melissa Carrier

Executive Director,Center for Social Value Creation, Robert H. Smith School of Business of the University of Maryland

Julie Paez

Co-owner, The Big Bad Woof: Essentials for the Socially Conscious Pet

Jamin Raskin

Member, Maryland State Senate (D- Dist. 20 Montgomery County); and Professor of Law, American University's Washington College of Law

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