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CA Benefit Corp Inauguration Day: Tomorrow, 1/3/2012 in Sacramento!

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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by Green Chamber of Commerce last modified Jan 02, 2012

Get on the B Corp Band Wagon Today! Join Assemblymember Jared Huffman, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, and leading California sustainable businesses for the first effective date of Benefit Corporation legislation. Remarks will begin at 9:30am at the Office of the Secretary of State (when it opens), after which the first benefit corporations in California will file [...]




 

 

Get on the B Corp Band Wagon Today!

Join Assemblymember Jared Huffman, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, and leading California sustainable businesses for the first effective date of Benefit Corporation legislation.

Remarks will begin at 9:30am at the Office of the Secretary of State (when it opens), after which the first benefit corporations in California will file their articles of amendment and set the stage for a more just, sustainable economy.  Please join us for this historic event!

RSVP to: http://cabenefitcorpinauguration.eventbrite.com/

Transportation Details:  The Capital Corridor train 522 arrives at the Sacremento Amtrak at 8:28am.   The train leaves from Oakland’s Jack London station at 6:30 and Emeryville at 6:40; there is bus service from San Francisco to the Emeryville station.  From there we will take the Sacramento Light Rail Gold Line directly to the Secretary of State’s office.  Tickets are available at www.amtrak.com.  For those of you driving, the address is 1500 11th Street, Sacramento.

If you are an existing business that is ready to elect benefit corporation status, please bring with you:

1. Your articles of amendment to file; and

2. Two checks – one for $30 for the amendment fee, and one for $15 for the in-person filing fee.  If you would like your amendments expedited you may choose to pay that surcharge, but it is not required ($350-$700; details here: http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/preclearance-expedited-services.htm#expedited).


 

 

 
 
 

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