The legal structure of a business has big impacts on decisions

Illustration by Kathleen White What’s in a name? When it comes to businesses that want to do good, common misconceptions abound: that nonprofits are not businesses, that cooperative businesses are not run for profit, and that all businesses must maximize profit above all else.  Any company, theoretically, can do good. The reverse is also true—not

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Can entrepreneurs save us from climate change?

Illustration by Kathleen White Serious Business by Hannah Waters Every moment of every day, even as you read this magazine, a dizzying array of scientific gadgets collect data on our planet’s environment. More than 3,000 ocean floats measure the temperature and saltiness of seawater to depths of 6,500 feet. Instruments at the top of the

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