Blog iconCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown signed 2 bills that create new legal structures for social entrepreneurs, at the eleventh hour on Sunday, October 9th, 2011.With a few days for the blogosphere and twitterverse to react and inform, here’s a list of blog posts and resources about the new social innovation legislation.(Note: feel free to add on in the comments section)List of Blog Posts About AB 361 (Benefit Corporations) and SB 201 (Flexible Purpose Corporations):

  1. Want to Create Jobs? Make People a Priority [HuffingtonPost]
  2. California’s new B Corp law eyes social, environmental interplay [LATimesBlog]
  3. Social Enterprises: California Benefit Corporation & Flexible Purpose Corporation (slides) [Nonprofit Law Blog]
  4. The Profitable Side of  Nonprofits – Different Legal Structures [Nonprofit Law Blog]
  5. Forms of Organization Review [PDF] [LawForChange]
  6. The Benefit Corporation: Can Business Be About More Than Profit? [SocentLaw]
  7. The Freedom to Choose — California May Be the First State to Offer a Choice to Social Entrepreneurs [BusinessforGood]
  8. California’s Bold Move to Legitimize Sustainable Business [Joel Makower]
  9. Fact Sheet for AB 361 (California Benefit Corporation) [Innov8Social]
  10. Is the Benefit Corporation Really Such a Big Deal? [LawForChange]
  11. For Love or Lucre [Stanford Social Innovation Review]
  12. Governor Brown Signs Flexible Purpose And Benefit Corporation Bills – Confusion To Follow [JDSupra]
  13. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Flexible Purpose Corporation (And Then Some) [BusinessforGood]
  14. California Benefit Corporation and Flexible Purpose Corporation [Nonprofit Law Blog]
  15. 2 Social Enterprise Bills in California: Key Features of AB 361 and SB 201 [Innov8Social]
  16. New California Law Will Boost Social Entrepreneurship [Good.is]
  17. California Passes Benefit Corporationand Green Business Legislation! [Cultivating Capital]
  18. Breaking: Governor Brown Signs California Benefit Corporation Legislation [care2]
  19. California creates new corporation types that reward doing good (FAQ) [VentureBeat]
  20. California OKs new type of corporation [Central Valley Business Times]
  21. Signed Into CA Law: AB 361 (Benefit Corporations) & SB 201 (Flexible Purpose Corporations) [Innov8Social]
  22. Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Spur Creation of High Quality Jobs; U.S.’s Largest Economy Accelerates National Benefit Corporation Movement [CSRwire]
  23. Social Innovation, Evolving to Law [Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog]
  24. Can I Get a Witness?! The Evolution of Capitalism [HuffingtonPost] by BLab co-founder
  25. Amen! Jerry Stands Up for California [HuffingtonPost] by BLab co-founder
  26. Revolution for Good! [SocialEarth]
  27. Social Enterprise/Public Benefit Corporation Movement Gaining Momentum in the U.S. [Barnhart Law PLC]
  28. New York Times Report on the Flexible Purpose Corporation [businessforgood]
  29. Social Businesses Come in Many Legal Forms [LawForChange]
*Note: this list was updated on 10/25/11

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