PBS NewsHour

Benefit Corporations Aim to Make Profit, Positive Impact

Clip: 02/29/2012 | 8m 35s

Seven states have passed legislation officially recognizing companies with a conscience. Called benefit corporations, or B Corps, the firms strive to make a positive impact on society while also turning a profit. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports as part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series.

Aired: 02/29/12

Rating: NR

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