When owners of a social enterprise are ready to move on, how can the company structure the transition to preserve its values and promote continued success? The conventional options may not be appropriate for a social purpose company, which has a heightened commitment to its stakeholders. This session looks at alternative strategies, and the case of New Belgium, to discuss how structures can help position companies to remain independent and continue to serve their social mission.
Dermot Hikisch, B Lab
Melissa Hoover, U.S. Federation Worker Cooperatives
Paul Hudnut, New Belgium Brewing Co.
Camille Kerr, National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)