Oct 1, 2010 – Four game-changing companies have joined forces to create a firm that develops franchised communities of shared prosperity. The new company, Global Contribution (GC), a United States Benefit Corporation, will work with governments, entrepreneurs and organizations across the globe to incubate local communities of enterprise and innovation connected through breathtaking virtual and physical spaces.
On October 1, 2010, Global Contribution Corporation (GCC) became the first Benefit Corporation in the world. A Benefit Corporation is an entirely new kind of corporation, one in which officers and executives may consider stakeholder value, not just shareholder value, as the gold standard for decision making. Find out more.
GC CEO, Chris Dykstra, was interviewed by the Baltimore Sun about why GC incorporated as a Benefit Corporation.
Triple Pundit’s Paul Smith (@greensmith on Twitter) discusses Global Contribution as change agent in his article, A huge shift in business began on October 1st, 2010.
Warecorp’s Drupal pros talk about usability improvements in Drupal 7.
GC’s Warecorp recently completed development on MYNowClinic an online service that provides people with anytime, anywhere access to physicians, specialists, and clinicians within their state. Patients can speak with a provider over the phone, use secure live chat, or even see each other via web cam. The service is currently only available in Minnesota, but will be scaling nationally soon.