19 Dec '11, 1am

Care2 Victory! New York Law Establishes Benefit Corporations | Care2 Causes

Capitalism and the corporate structure need to be revamped from the operating base right up to the top. Many of the self-imposed difficulties -- or disasters -- in our society can be traced to this essential problem: "...like the C Corp or S Corp, which require a company to maximize return to shareholders over any other goal, including environmental concerns." Huge private corporations are dictating public and national policy, so in a real sense, their shareholders are running the country. Who elected them? "Maximize returns over any other goal." Corporations can reject real socially responsible action, without penalty: they pay vast chief executive salaries and bonuses but lay off thousands or refuse to pay for decent health plans; they demand and get the right to pollute despite clear evidence that this harms public health and the environment; they buy politicians and th...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/care2-success-new-york-establ...

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