Summary of “What Should the Law of Social Enterprises Be?”

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We had another great Talk last month, co-hosted by the American University College of Law. This event built off of our November Talk, co-hosted with DC Net Impact, on the definition of social enterprise, with this one focusing on social … Continue reading

Values, Not Laws

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An explosion of businesses doing good has created a legal industry all of its own. Laws have popped up on the books all over the country that create new structures–L3Cs, benefit corporations, flexible purpose corporations–to help businesses do good better. Well, allegedly they … Continue reading

“Cross-Sector Leadership for Change” on 6/11


We had a great UnSectored Talk last week on the “Legality of Social Change.” Definitely enough diverse opinions and smart comments to keep everyone engaged for the two hours. A summary of the event is below, and you can always … Continue reading

“Legality of Social Change” on 5/14; April UnSectored Talk Summary


This month, we had another great UnSectored Talk. Thanks to all of you who attended! We continued to refine the UnSectored vision and talk about what needed to be done to break down barriers to social change. You can read … Continue reading

The Common Good Enterprise—A New Term for Emerging Organizations

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This is a guest post by Jim Epstein and Alicia Epstein Korten. You can learn more about Jim and Alicia below the post, and read more about common good enterprises in this UnSectored post from Amy Kincaid.  Today more businesses—led by … Continue reading

Words, Laws, Action

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Lots of us are talking these days about social entrepreneurship, earned revenue, earned income ventures, nonprofit business activity, social ventures, community wealth creation, social purpose business, social enterprise, mission-driven business, socially-responsible small business, benefit corporations, B corps, impact investing, social … Continue reading