Oregon leads in signing up 'benefit companies'

Oregon leads in signing up 'benefit companies'

The state enrolled 29 businesses as "benefit companies," defined by their commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

“The overwhelming response to this new law demonstrates the vibrancy of Oregon’s innovative, socially responsible business community,” Secretary of State Kate Brown said in a statement. “Benefit companies make a big difference in the community, creating jobs and acting socially responsible.”

Read more at the Statesman Journal.