Regional and International Analysis


Afsharipour, Afra. 2017. ‘Redefining Corporate Purpose: An International Perspective‘, Seattle University Law Review, 40: 27.

Laporte, Taylor. 2017. ‘New Belgium Brewing Company And B Corporation Certification‘, Ivey Business Publishing.



Black, Leeora D. 2016. ‘Policy Impediments to Social Investments by Australian Businesses‘, The Three Sector Solution: Delivering public policy in collaboration with not-for-profits and business: 113.

Calò, Francesca, and Simon Teasdale. 2016. ‘9. Governing the zoo.‘ in Elizabeth A.M. Searing and Cassady V. Brewer Dennis R. Young (ed.), The Social Enterprise Zoo: A Guide for Perplexed Scholars, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Leaders, Investors, and Policymakers (Edward Elgar Publishing Limited).

Gehman, Joel. Grimes, Matthew G. 2016. Hidden Badge of Honor: How Contextual Distinctiveness Affects Category Promotion among Certified B Corporations. Academy of Management Journal, Forthcoming; Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-77; University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2016-910.

Hacker, Michael. 2016. ‘Profit, People, Planet, and Perversion: The Need for Attorney General Enforcement in Benefit Corporation Legislation‘.

Hiller, Janine S, Scott Shackelford, and Xiao Ma. 2016. ‘The Firm As Common Pool Resource: Unpacking the Rise of Benefit Corporations‘.

Hsieh, Stella Meng-Shan. 2016. ‘Do we need Benefit Corporation in Taiwan?‘, 萬國法律: 78-85.



Lee, Angela. 2015. Vague, Voluntary, and Void: A Critique of the British Columbia Community Contribution Company Hybrid Model, UBCL Rev., 48: 179-655.

McDonnell, B., 2015. Benefit Corporations and Strategic Action Fields or (the Existential Failing of Delaware). Seattle University Law Review 39.



Acello, K., 2014. Having Your Cake and Eating It, Too: Making the Benefit Corporation Work in Massachusetts Note. Suffolk U. L. Rev. 47, 91-116.

Alexander, F.H.H., Lawrence A. Martin, Frank R. Monhait, Norman M., 2014. M&A under Delaware’s Public Benefit Corporation Statute: A Hypothetical Tour. Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 4, 255-280.

Cohn, S.R., Ames, S.D., 2014. Now It’s Easier Being Green: Florida’s New Benefit and Social Purpose Corporations. Florida Bar Journal 88, 38-42.

Hendershot, S., 2014. Compliance Isn’t Easy. Crain’s Chicago Business, 37(42), 0020-0020. 

Kimbrell, A.M., 2014. Benefit Corporation Legislation: An Opportunity for Kansas to Welcome Social Enterprises. Kansas Law Review 62, 549-584.

Murray, J.H., 2014. Social Enterprise Innovation: Delaware’s Public Benefit Corporation Law. Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 4, 345-372.

Puhl, J.B., 2014. To B or Not to B: Why Ohio Should Enact Benefit Corporation Legislation to Protect Small Businesses in Ohio Who Wish to Make a Profit While Making a Difference Note. Ohio St. Entrepren. Bus. L.J. 9, 173-200.

Romero-Donnelly, M.K., 2014. Legal Framework Proposed for ‘Benefit Corporations’. Caribbean Business 42, 24-24.

Singer, D.E., Day, J., 2014. New York Benefit Corporations. CPA Journal 84, 40-43.

Turell, Y.W., 2014. B-Corps Provide Purpose and Profit. Business NH Magazine 31, 25-25.

Social Enterprises: How Should Company Law Balance Flexibility and Credibility?



Liao, C., 2013. The Next Stage of CSR for Canada: Transformational Corporate Governance, Hybrid Legal Structures, and the Growth of Social Enterprise. The McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy 9, 53-85.

Thornsberry, S., 2013. More Burden than Benefit – Analysis of the Benefit Corporation Movement in California. J. Bus. Entrepreneurship & L. 7, 159-190.



Garcia, R., 2012. Re-Engineering Georgia’s Corporate DNA: A Benefit Analysis and Practicality Assessment for Benefit Corporation Legislation in Georgia Comment. J. Marshall L.J. 6, 627-678.

Gleissner, L.R., 2012. South Carolina Is a Benefit Corporation State: What, You Didn’t Know? S.C. Law. 24, 22-27.

Kamerbeek, S.P., 2012. The Social Enterprise Inspired by the U.S. Model? The Benefit Corporation Reviewed. Tijdschrift Ondernemingsrecht (Journal on Dutch Corporate Law) 57.

Please Welcome the Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation. Wyo. L. Rev. 12, 91-114.



Haymore, S.J., 2011. Public(ly Oriented) Companies: B Corporations and the Delaware Stakeholder Provision Dilemma. Vanderbilt Law Review 64, 1311-1346.



Tyler, J., 2010. Negating the Legal Problem of Having Two Masters: A Framework for L3C Fiduciary Duties and Accountability Corporate Creativity: The Vermont L3C & Other Developments in Social Entrepreneurship. Vt. L. Rev. 35, 117-162.



Mickels, A., 2009. Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility: Reconciling the Ideals of a for-Benefit Corporation with Director Fiduciary Duties in the U.S. and Europe Note. Hastings Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 32, 271-304.