What is a Benefit Corporation?

A new legal tool to create a solid foundation for long term mission alignment and value creation. It protects mission through capital raises and leadership changes, creates more flexibility when evaluating potential sale and liquidity options, and prepares businesses to lead a mission-driven life post-IPO.

Common Misconceptions

Misconception: Benefit corporations get special tax treatment
Misconception: Benefit corporations and Certified B Corps are the same thing
Misconception: Benefit corporations are non-profits or hybrid entities.
Misconception: Benefit corporations must be certified or audited
Misconception: Benefit corporations are only small companies or start ups
Misconception: Benefit corporations have trouble raising money

Create a Free Benefit Report

By law, every benefit corporation must create a benefit report.

The B Impact Assessment is a free online tool that meets the legal requirements for benefit reporting. It's used by 30,000+ business to assess, compare, and improve their performance, and can generate a free benefit report based on a company's answers to questions about its impact on its workers, community, customers, and the environment.


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