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We are in a new era. For-profit businesses are tackling social and environmental issues, nonprofits are developing sustainable business models, and governments are forging market-based approaches to service delivery. Out of this blurring of traditional boundaries, a different model of enterprise is emerging, driven by entrepreneurs who are motivated by social aims. Full text. Sabeti, […]

Certification objectively demonstrates our strong commitment to sustainability at a time when more consumers support companies dedicated to social and environmental change, and as investors, the public, and the media hold companies to higher standards. Full Text. Stammer, R.(2016) It Pays to Become a B Corporation. Harvard Business Review, Estados Unidos.

The landscape of American corporations is changing. Since the financialization of the economy in the late 1970s, corporate governance practices have tightly linked the purpose of business with maximizing shareholder value. However, as the 21st century pushes on, there has been an increased emphasis on other stakeholder values, particularly social and environmental concerns. This trend […]

A través de este estudio se buscó obtener un diagnóstico del grado de desarrollo de la Cultura Ética en Organizaciones Chilenas, identificando los tipos de transgresiones éticas que se presentan y las dimensiones culturales de las organizaciones que influyen en la construcción de una Cultura Virtuosa. Revisa el documento en el siguiente link Equipo de investigación […]

To achieve its goal of redefining success in business, B Lab recognizes it needs to scale. Its strategy to do so requires B Lab to depend heavily on new partners, venture into new markets, influence new audiences, and to strike a balance between standards and flexibility. Is this the right strategy to achieve B Lab’s […]

El presente trabajo busca profundizar el conocimiento del vínculo entre las Empresas B y la Economía Social y Solidaria. Por ello el objetivo que se pretende alcanzar es establecer si es posible considerar las Empresas B en el marco del paradigma de la Economía Social. Para poder cumplirlo, en primer lugar se establecerán cuáles son […]

Sustainable entrepreneurship contributes to solving social and environmental problems through the means of successful for-profit businesses. This paper contributes to understanding how sustainable entrepreneurship is implemented by exploring an emerging new form of business, ‘B Corps’, that employs market tactics to address social and environmental issues. Through interviewing 14 B Corps, the exploratory research study […]

Why would an organization pursue membership in an organizational category, yet forego opportunities to subsequently promote that membership? Drawing on prior research, we develop a theoretical model that distinguishes between basic and subordinate categories and highlights how organizations may differ in their promotion of the same subordinate category. We hypothesize that a subordinate category’s contextual […]

Durante el año 2012, la oficina de Cambio Climático del Ministerio del Medio Ambiente de Chile desarrollo una serie de herramientas para apoyar la formación con respecto a esta problemática. A continuación te presentamos un resumen de lo desarrollado: 1. Guía de apoyo docente sobre cambio climático: http://www.sinia.cl/1292/articles-49728_GuiaDocenteCambioClimatico.pdf 2. Videos cambio climático del Ministerio del Medio […]

A partir del año 2012, se establece en Chile una organización que busca revolucionar la forma de hacer negocios. Ese año surge Sistema B: organización que plantea una nueva forma de empresa privada, donde la toma de decisiones de las empresas considera también aspectos sociales y ambientales. Estas son las empresas B. Estas empresas enfrentarán […]