How Many Benefit Corporations are There?

2 Pages Posted: 14 May 2015  

Ellen Berrey

State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo; University of Denver; American Bar Foundation

Date Written: May 5, 2015


This paper reports on the number of benefit corporations that exist in the U.S. as of April 2015. Data are based on the Secretary of State offices for the states and district (DC) where benefit corporation legislation has been passed.

Keywords: benefit corporation, Secretary of State, social enterprise, social entrepreneurialism, B Lab

Suggested Citation

Berrey, Ellen, How Many Benefit Corporations are There? (May 5, 2015). Available at SSRN:

Ellen Berrey (Contact Author)

State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo ( email )

Buffalo, NY
United States

University of Denver ( email )

2201 S. Gaylord St
Denver, CO 80208-2685
United States

American Bar Foundation ( email )

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Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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