This PBS Newshour video, Benefit Corporations Aim to Make a Profit — and a Positive Impact, discusses a new movement to provide support for companies that are profit-driven but also try to have a social conscious. Here is a description from the Newshour:
Seven states have passed legislation officially recognizing companies with a conscience. Called benefit corporations, or B Corps, the firms strive to make a positive impact on society while also turning a profit. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports as part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series.
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