B Corporation

In the United States, a benefit corporation or B-corporation is a type of for-profit corporate entity, legislated in 28 U.S. states, that includes positive impact on society and the environment in addition to profit as its legally defined goals. B corps differ from traditional American corporations in purpose, accountability, and transparency, but not in taxation.The purpose of a benefit corporation includes creating general public benefit, which is defined as a material positive impact on society and the environment.
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  • #BofService: How Hootsuite Employees Give Back to Their Communities

    … Hootsuite recently became a #BCorp, a certification given to companies that pass demanding standards of benefitting the community, environment, employees, consumers, and suppliers. To help celebrate, we joined over 1300 B Corporations in #BofService month, where B Corps around the world commit to fostering a spirit of service to the communities…

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  • Hootsuite Joins the B Corp Community

    … We’re all familiar with Patagonia, Method, Warby Parker and Etsy as brands that are using the power of business to address social and environmental problems. What you may not know is that all these companies are also B Corporations and today Hootsuite is proud to announce that we have joined this growing movement of changemakers using business…

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