Social Entrepreneurs

The Great Rescue - LandscapeNew Hybrid Business Entities Combine Business, Social Missions
Reprinted with permission from the Puget Sound Business Journal

Social entrepreneurs face the unique challenge of how to maximize profits for shareholders while carrying through on their company’s social mission. How can passion and purpose successfully balance with the need for profitability?

In this article, Davis Wright Tremaine partner LaVerne Woods discusses the emergence of “social purpose corporations” and other hybrid business entities that provide greater flexibility for social entrepreneurs and boards.

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  • http://www.alchemyofchange.net/ Gideon Rosenblatt

    Seems like the link to the article may be broken.

    • joewallin

      Thanks Gideon. I fixed that!

      • http://www.alchemyofchange.net/ Gideon Rosenblatt

        Thanks Joe. I know Laverne. She helped me work through some of the complex issues while I was running Groundwire. Small world. 

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