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Below, you'll find a selection of academic articles with links to sources where the articles may be available for free download or accessible via academic database. Articles may also be available elsewhere, depending on database subscriptions and journals available to the user.

Articles are listed by the most recent year, then alphabetically by author.


Stecker, Michelle J. 2016. Awash in a Sea of Confusion: Benefit Corporations, Social Enterprise, and the Fear of "Greenwashing", Journal of Economic Issues, 50: 373-81.


André, R., 2015. Benefit Corporations at a Crossroads: As Lawyers Weigh in, Companies Weigh Their Options.

Chen, X., Kelly, T.F., 2015. B-corps — A growing form of social enterprise: Tracing their progress and assessing their performance. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies 22, 102-114.

Gamble, E., Beer, H., 2015. Spiritually Informed Not-for-profit Performance Measurement. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-18.

Greenfield, Kent. 2015. A Skeptic's View of Benefit Corporations, Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review, 1.

Ho, T.H., 2015. Social Purpose Corporations: The Next Targets for Greenwashing Practices and Crowdfunding Scams. Seattle Journal for Social Justice 13.

Murray, J.H., 2015. An Early Report on Benefit Reports. West Virginia Law Review 118.

Poore, B.M., 2015. The Relationship Between Organizational Identity and Social Impact Scores for Benefit Corporations. ProQuest Information & Learning, US.

Yockey, Joseph W. 2015. Using Form to Counter Corruption: The Promise of the Public Benefit Corporation, UCDL, Rev. 49.


Brakman Reiser, D., 2014. Regulating Social Enterprise. UC Davis Business Law Journal 14.

Ebrahim, A., Battilana, J., Mair, J., 2014. The governance of social enterprises: Mission drift and accountability challenges in hybrid organizations. Research in Organizational Behavior 34, 81-100.

Jones, K.R., Mucha, L., 2014. Sustainability Assessment and Reporting for Nonprofit Organizations: Accountability "for the Public Good". VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 25, 1465-1482.

Nass, M., 2014. The Viability of Benefit Corporations: An Argument for Greater Transparency and Accountability. Journal of Corporation Law 39, 875-893.

Yockey, J.W., 2014. Compliance Case for Social Enterprise, The. Mich. Bus. & Entrepreneurial L. Rev. 4, 1-46.


Oertel, J.M.F., Paul P. Freddolino, Donna, 2013. Proving That They Are Doing Good: What Attorneys and Other Advisers Need to Know about Program Assessment. Wayne L. Rev. 59, 693-712.


André, R., 2012. Assessing the Accountability of the Benefit Corporation: Will This New Gray Sector Organization Enhance Corporate Social Responsibility?

Murray, J.H., 2012. Choose Your Own Master: Social Enterprise, Certifications, and Benefit Corporation Statutes Symposium Articles. Am. U. Bus. L. Rev. 2, 1-54.

Tyler, J., 2012. Analyzing Effects and Implications of Regulating Charitable Hybrid Forms as Charitable Trusts: Round Peg and a Square Hole Articles and Comments Arising from the 2012 Fall Conference: The Law & Finance of Social Enterprise. N.Y.U. J. L. & Bus. 9, 535-586.


Tyler, J., 2010. Negating the Legal Problem of Having Two Masters: A Framework for L3C Fiduciary Duties and Accountability Corporate Creativity: The Vermont L3C & Other Developments in Social Entrepreneurship. Vt. L. Rev. 35, 117-162.


Brickey, K. F., 1984. Corporate Criminal Liability: A Primer for Corporate Counsel. Bus. Law., 40, 129-158.​​​​​