Best Practice Guide: The Basics of Mission-Aligned Governance


The Basics of Mission-Aligned Governance.

The most effective way to ingrain inclusive and impactful practices into your company over the long term is to build mission alignment into your legal DNA: your actual governance structure. In this Best Practice Guide, learn why and how to build mission alignment into your company's corporate structure with tools from B Lab; then learn about making the most of a mission-aligned governance structure.

The guide includes:

  • An overview of why mission alignment is necessary based on the current state of corporate law;
  • Strategies on how to get buy-in from key decision-makers, including executives, board members, and owners;
  • Advice on how to find the most appropriate path to mission alignment given a company’s current entity type and legal jurisdiction and how to formally execute the change;
  • Suggestions on how to put your mission-aligned governance into action and make the most of it.

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