P.B.C. is organized as a “for benefit” corporation, authorized in its charter
to pursue social good as well as profit. Our company charter, as
registered in the State of Delaware, states, in part:
purpose of the corporation shall be -- to build healthy communities, create
jobs, and combat the social and economic ill effects of chronic joblessness in
communities across America –
by facilitating purchases of products
manufactured in those communities from American-sourced components and
materials through the operation of an online retail marketplace and other
channels of sales and marketing and by other means; [and] . . .
by supporting the training of veterans
and other Americans in skilled manufacturing jobs in the production of
such products . . . ."