Social Enterprise: Choice of Legal Entity
53 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Date Written: March 22, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to compare competing legal entities for the purpose of determining which legal form is optimal for organizations seeking to conduct profit-generating activities while simultaneously being dedicated to solving social and environmental problems.
Keywords: social enterprise, sustainable business, choice of entity, legal strategy, FPC, flexible-purpose corporation, benefit corporation, b corporation, blended enterprise
JEL Classification: K22
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