The International Handbook of Social Enterprise Law: Benefit Corporations and Other Purpose-Driven Companies (Peter Henry)(Pevná vazba)

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This open access book brings together international experts, who shed new light on the status of social enterprises, benefit corporations and other purpose-driven companies. The respective chapters take a multidisciplinary approach (combining law, philosophy, history, sociology and economics) and provide valuable insights on fostering social entrepreneurship and advancing the common good. In recent years, we have witnessed a major shift in the way business activities are conducted, particularly through the rise of social enterprises. In an effort to target social problems at their roots, social entrepreneurs create organizations that bring transformative social changes by taking into consideration, among others, ethical, social, and environmental factors. A variety of social enterprises models are emerging internationally and are proving their vitality and importance. But what