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B-CORPS: CREATING BUSINESS FOR GOOD AND PROFIT

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DESCRIPTION:

There is a growing new business model in Oregon.  Entrepreneurs, Millennials, Boomers, small and midsize companies, are discovering how to positively impact the world and make a profit. The movement’s focus is the “Triple Bottom Line,” or People, Planet and Profit. These companies are called Benefit Companies, Benefit Corporations and B Corps and they believe and act differently than other businesses.

In this workshop, we:

  • Give you with the business case for this model
  • Share with you why it is gaining traction across the state and across the country
  • Explain the differences between a Benefit Company, Benefit Corporation and a B-Corp
  • Share insight from Oregon business leaders embracing this model and how it has helped them thrive.
  • Review the State’s requirements and the process for becoming a Benefit Company
  • Help you determine whether your business and your leadership style make you a good candidate for this business model using a simple assessment tool
  • Share options for certification by a third-party reviewer to differentiate your business as a Benefit Company
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DESCRIPTION:

There is a growing new business model in Oregon.  Entrepreneurs, Millennials, Boomers, small and midsize companies, are discovering how to positively impact the world and make a profit. The movement’s focus is the “Triple Bottom Line,” or People, Planet and Profit. These companies are called Benefit Companies, Benefit Corporations and B Corps and they believe and act differently than other businesses.

In this workshop, we:

  • Give you with the business case for this model
  • Share with you why it is gaining traction across the state and across the country
  • Explain the differences between a Benefit Company, Benefit Corporation and a B-Corp
  • Share insight from Oregon business leaders embracing this model and how it has helped them thrive.
  • Review the State’s requirements and the process for becoming a Benefit Company
  • Help you determine whether your business and your leadership style make you a good candidate for this business model using a simple assessment tool
  • Share options for certification by a third-party reviewer to differentiate your business as a Benefit Company

WHEN:

September 19, 5:30 to 7:30 PM

WHERE:

Room 212 of the The Graduate & Research Center at 650 SW Columbia Street Bend, OR 97702.   

WHO:

The Oregon Benefit Company