Green Business - Benefit Corporation Webinar

April 7, 2011 - 2:30am - 3:30am

What: An informational webinar for Montgomery County businesses and professional service providers about Maryland’s Benefit Corporation legislation, enacted during the 2010 General Assembly Session.

What is a Benefit Corporation?
A new class of corporation that:
1. Creates a material positive impact on society and the environment
2. Redefines fiduciary duty to include non-financial interests in decision-making
3. Reports on its overall social and environmental performance using recognized, third party standards

When: Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Format:  Panel discussion and Q&A

Sponsoring Partners:
Montgomery County Department of Economic Development
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
Rockville Economic Development, Inc./Rockville Women’s Business Center
Change Matters


  • Laura Jordan, Esquire, partner, The Capital Law Firm, PLLC 
  • John Shepley, Vice President and Co-Owner, Emory Knoll Farms, one of the first companies in Maryland to incorporate as a Benefit Corporation
  • Ida Cheiman, Principal and Creative Director of Substance 151 a strategic brand communications firm
  • Amy Kincaid, Change Matters

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