Recommended Reading for Social Impact

Social Enterprise

Business exists to solve a social issue. Combines commercial and social goals, but with emphasis on a social mission.

Social Business

Combines commercial and social goals. Investment would lead to equivalent increase in social impact.

Conscious Capitalism

Recognizing that every business has a purpose that includes, but is more than, making money. By focusing on its Higher Purpose, a business can create more value.

Benefit Corporation

For profit corporate entity that includes positive impact on society, workers, the community and the environment in addition to profit. (Can also receive a certification)


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Social Enterprise & Social Entrepreneurship

Social Business, Conscious Capitalism and B Corporations