The community of benefit corporations includes well-known and highly-profitable companies such as Patagonia, Method, and Klean Kanteen. These companies are not only profitable, but leaders in their industries who show how the benefit corporation structure can be used to generate long-term value. While benefit corporations have the freedom to consider other factors alongside profit and may choose to value those other factors above short-term profit maximization, they are not anti-profit.

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