Mar 5, 2019
Dolph talks with Rick Alexander, author of Benefit Corporation Law and Governance: Pursuing Profit with Purpose. Rick schools us on the various Bs: B certified, B Lab, and B Corporation. He also outlines the similarities and differences between B corps and nonprofits, and shares instances where nonprofits spin off for-profit entities with B corp legitimacy.
Rick’s Website: www.FrederickAlexander.net
B-Lab’s website: www.benefitcorporation.net
Measure your Nonprofit’s B-Corp Fit: https://frederickalexander.net/resources/
(3:51) What inspired Rick to get on board for B corps
(5:25) Cute and crunchy, but not something for serious corporate law
(9:44) A lot of Bs flying around
(12:30) Why become a B corp?
(15:30) Impact investors come in a variety of sizes
(20:45) Choosing between a nonprofit structure and B corp structure
(25:52) Rick explains his book’s dedication to the 1129 human beings lost in the Rana tragedy.
(29:15) Win-win: Rick and his publisher get the titles they want.