Do Benefit Corporations Respect Human Rights?

Elizabeth Umlas, Joanne Bauer

September 2017

The B Corp movement has pushed a powerful model of socially responsible business that has the potential to advance human rights. But it has so far failed to fully recognize the fundamental place of human rights – to its detriment.

Stanford Social Innovation Review published this article as the cover story of their Fall 2017 issue. It is available in full at this link: