Benefit corporation

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Sustainability - environmental concerns - company law.

1. US.

Benefit corporation is a legal status recognised in most - but not all - US states.

It requires the corporation's directors to consider explicitly the impact of its actions on all its stakeholders.

In the traditional corporate model, directors are legally required to give priority to the interests of the corporation's shareholders.

2. Other jurisdictions.

Similar legal and regulatory arrangements in other jurisdictions.

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