In-Depth

Journal Articles

Benefit Corporation Legislation and the Emergence of a Social Hybrid Category
Author: Rawhouser, H., Cummings
Why state legislation is ripe for benefit corporation and the implications for social hybrids.​

Benefit Corporations at a Crossroads: As Lawyers Weigh in, Companies Weigh Their Options
Author: André, R​.
​Several key issues to consider regarding whether your company should become a benefit corporation.​​

​Benefit Corporations — A Sustainable Form of Organization?​​
​Author: Brakman Reiser, D.
Benefit corporations in comparison to existing hybrid organizational forms.

The governance of social enterprises: Mission drift and accountability challenges in hybrid organizations​
​Authors: Ebrahim, A., Battilana, J., Mair, J.​
​Potential challenges for organizations pursuing a social mission including accountability for dual performance objectives and accountability to multiple principal stakeholders.​

Committing to Doing Good and Doing Well: Fiduciary Duty inBenefit Corporations
Author: McDonnell, B.H.​
The implications of the unique fiduciary duty provisions of benefit corporation legislation.​

B-corps — A growing form of social enterprise:Tracing their progress and assessing their performance
Author: Chen, X., Kelly, T.F.
An analysis of revenue growth and employee productivity between benefit corporations and standard corporate firms.​

Contracting for Good: How Benefit Corporations EmpowerInvestors and Redefine Shareholder Value​
​Author: Hasler, J.E.
How benefit corporation legislation changes the role of shareholders and investors.​

Corporate Social Responsibility and Product Evaluation: The Moderating Role of Brand Familiarity​​​
​Author: Perera, L.C.R., Chaminda, J.W.D.​
​​The link between a firm’s CSR efforts and how its products are received.​