GOOD’s Great Infographic on the B-Corp

As reported here at dwbdg in Brown Signs Law for B Corp’s in California…Will venture Capital Follow?, B-Corps were recently made legal in California.     Below is a link to GOOD’s great infographic on the little business engine that could…be the future of American business, according to B-Lab, the nonprofit organization dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems, and the agency that developed the stringent pro-social rating system.   See the full infographic @ GOOD.                 Advertisements Continue reading GOOD’s Great Infographic on the B-Corp

From the Ashes of the Smoldering Corporate Business Model, The Rise of the Social Business Model: A Diagram

Dion Hinchcliffe, of the Dachis Group, presents a great diagram depicting the rise of social business from the ashes of the corporate model. He attributes this evolution to the “Shirky Principal, ” When markets change and the economic rules evolve — as they always do — companies that have an excessively vested interest in the status quo don’t bend or adapt to new ways of doing things. Instead, they usually break. This has been called the Shirky Principle, namely that “institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.” When you have a global business environment … Continue reading From the Ashes of the Smoldering Corporate Business Model, The Rise of the Social Business Model: A Diagram

A Hybrid Social Enterprise Entity Gives “How To’s” on Healthy Eating

What you will find on the Parent Earth Website are videos pertaining to and promoting a variety of issues on healthy shopping, cooking, and eating options, for parents and their children. Videos on the site include: Is it Healthy to Have a Vegetarian Baby?, Daddy Does Dinner: Man With a Pan, Composting With Pre-Schoolers, and How to Have Fun at The Farmer’s Market with your Child. What you will also find on their site is that Planet Earth is a hybrid For and Non-Profit Social Enterprise, which is comprised of two separate entities– Parent Earth, Inc., (the for-profit)  and Parent … Continue reading A Hybrid Social Enterprise Entity Gives “How To’s” on Healthy Eating