How does ‘being B’ help a company succeed? What does it mean to solve social and environmental problems with the power of business?
Please join our friends in the B Corp community for a lively discussion at the Patagonia Soho store. Audience participation is encouraged.
Patagonia, a Certified B Corp and California benefit corporation since 2012, and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, recently co-published An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Certified B Corporations and Benefit Corporations by Abigail Barnes.
Patagonia and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment have launched An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Certified B Corporations and Benefit Corporations to meet the growing needs of entrepreneurs who seek to create companies with a positive impact on society. This guide will help entrepreneurs implement best practices, minimize legal costs and choose the right "B" designation for them.
Abigail Barnes, Author and Entrepreneur
Vincent Stanley, Patagonia’s Director of Philosophy
Caroline MacGill, Managing Director at Armonia
Andy Fyfe, B Corp Growth at B Lab
Curious about B Corps and how to use business as a force for good? This event is designed for business leaders, employees, investors, and non-profits. This event is open to the public. Sample beverages and snacks from Certified B Corps.
6:45 -- Welcome
7:30 -- Panel Conversation
8:00 -- Open Conversation
8:30 -- Connect