Gård was founded on the belief that at Environmental, Social and Economic goals are not mutually exclusive. We have built these value into our DNA by making them part of our Mission and by legally incorporating them into the articles and bylaws of the Company. To often companies pay lip service to stewardship, but the business are run under the legal framework of pure Capitalism. Under a C Corp structure, the fiduciary duties of the Board and Management are to maximize shareholder value. With Gård’s a B Corp structure, fiduciary duties flow to People, Place and Profits.
Benefit Corporation Laws being executed Globally. Italy recently just put B Corp laws in place, as have many other countries. In the US, Delaware, the seat of corporate law, has passed the B Corp statutes.
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