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Wisconsin Creates Benefit Corporations. creates a new category of Wisconsin corporation, the “benefit corporation.” This new business entity provides an avenue for businesses to pursue profits and at the same time strive to fulfill a socially responsible mission. Positive impact on society and the environment in addition to profit as its legally defined goals. Benefit Corporations differ from traditional C corporations in purpose, accountability and transparency, but not in taxation.
Joins 34 States And The District Of Columbia. Directors and officers of benefit corporations may be held accountable by shareholders for the failure to take these factors into consideration.
- similar to the purposes of nonprofit corporations.
- the standard of conduct.
- annual benefit statement
Shareholders are able to bring legal action to hold a benefit corporation accountable for its social mission(s), it is not difficult to envision conflicts between shareholder constituents with differing priorities.
Written by IncSmart Staff
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