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Andrew Kassoy – B Lab

SOCAP Global June 18, 2009

Andrew_KassoyB Corporations are a new type of corporation which use the power of business to create public benefit. B Corporations meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards, institutionalize consideration of stakeholder interests, and build collective voice through the power of a unifying brand. There are over 210 certified B Corporations, representing a diverse $1 billion marketplace. B Lab is the non-profit 501(c)3 organization that certifies and promotes B Corporations, as well as capital markets and policy initiatives to accelerate growth of this emerging sector of the economy.

Prior to co-founding B Corporations, Andrew spent 16 years in the private equity business; as a Partner at MSD Real Estate Capital, an affiliate of MSD Capital, the $12 billion investment vehicle for Michael Dell, and as Managing Director in Credit Suisse First Boston

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