A guest post today from Phil Duff, a wildly creative college friend and commercial architect who has become a colleague on Lean Methodology, impact investment and community development, and social enterprise facility projects. Phil is also a Star Trek, space science, and environmental lifestyle geek, and he writes Alright, Kincaid: You must check this[…]
My sustainability and social enterprise circles know my habits and peeves all too well, particularly during this time of year, as sincere holiday celebrations of gratitude give way to mindless consumption for the sake of consuming. Everywhere I turn (my inbox, my social media feeds, etc.) I seem to encounter buzz about buying social, choosing[…]
An October 2011 video from Choose Maryland featuring Maryland Benefit Corporation business owner John Shepley, speaking about Emory Knolls Farm and why they chose to amend their business filing.
Save the Date! Report Release and Discussion Maryland’s Benefit Corporations and Companies Who They Are, What’s Happening with these Innovative Laws, and What Could It Mean for Social Enterpreneurs in the Region Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 9am – 11:30am (EST) Annapolis, Maryland RSVP
A panel discussion on socially-responsible business, impact investing, and possibilities, opportunities, and such at the upcoming Maryland Entrepreneur Expo organized by Maryland TEDCO (Technology Development Corporation). A week from Tuesday (Nov. 13) at the BWI Marriott. Check it out. Social Enterprise: Doing Well By Doing Good A new movement is rising to bring the innovation and energy of[…]
The enthusiasm and energy for socially-responsible and green business—particularly in the form of the benefit corporation—is gaining traction nationwide. But while the laws are intriguing and generating interest and opportunity, as consultants and trainers in this field, we can see the potential for job creation, revenue, and positive community impact—widespread adoption, coordination, research, and support[…]
…quite surprised to hear…that not including LLCs in the Benefit Corporation law had simply been an oversight.
On Dec 15, 2010 SALSA and ChangeMatters will host a special seminar for social change leaders who want to explore social enterprise options and earned revenue strategies.