Categoría: Empresas B

En la actualidad nos encontramos insertos en un contexto mundial de alta complejidad. Diversos problemas sociales y ambientales que se manifiestan a nivel global, son atribuidos a los patrones de conducta inherentes a los sistemas organizacionales. A lo largo de últimos años ha habido evidencia sobre nuevas estructuras empresariales (empresas híbridas) que utilizan las fuerzas […]

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.

B Corps is a growing contemporary phenomenon, attracting not only the media attention but also entrepreneurs interested in developing organizations that set their purpose to “redefine success in business” and “use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems” (B Lab, 2012). By combining two different logics (i.e. social and economic), B Corps […]

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 […]

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 […]

La elaboración del presente trabajo parte de una investigación introductoria acerca del contexto que dio origen a las empresas con propósito. Son éstas quienes constituyen la base sobre la que se asienta la certificación de empresa B, emitida por B-Lab. Este tipo de empresa, que contempla propósitos económicos así como también sociales y ambientales, no […]