HBLR Presents: Benefit Corporations Conference

B Corp Conference

Thursday, April 3, 10am-4pm at Milstein West, Harvard Law School

Interested in social entrepreneurship? Looking to make connections in law and business? Please join the Harvard Business Law Review (HBLR) for our Benefit Corporations conference, as we explore an exciting new area of corporate law. The topic of discussion will be Benefit Corporations, a new type of corporate form that allows for-profit entities to operate for the benefit of society and the environment.

The event will take place Thursday, April 3rd from 10:00am — 4:00pm at Harvard Law School in Milstein West AB. Panelists include Chief Justice Leo Strine of the Delaware Supreme Court, Neil Blumenthal of Warby Parker, Chad Dickerson of Etsy, and David Musto of the Wharton School of Business, among many others. A continental breakfast and catered lunch will be served.

All members of the Harvard community are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Please register as soon as possible to reserve a seat. We hope to see you there!

Schedule of Events:

10:00am – 11:00am — Breakfast with Welcome from Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, Former Chancellor of the Court of Chancery Leo Strine

11:00am – 12:00pm — Investment Panel

Lee Fixel – Partner, Tiger Global Management
Ommeed Sathe ’06 – Vice President, Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS)
David Chen – CEO, Equilibrium Capital
David Musto – Professor, Wharton Finance Department

12:00pm – 1:00pm — Lunch and Entrepreneur Panel

Neil Blumenthal, Founder Warby Parker
Chad Dickerson, CEO Etsy
Nate Morris, Co-Founder & CEO, Rubicon
Kyle Garner, CEO New Chapter

1:00pm – 4:00pm — Academic Presentations

Legal Analysis of ERISA and Securities Laws Complications by Anne Tucker
Hypothetical Corporate Governance Issues by Rick Alexander and Norm Monhait