Organization Diagrams

Benefit Corporation (B Corp) Organization Diagram

Benefit Corporation (B Corp) Organization Diagram
B Corp Organization Diagram

Explore the design of a Benefit Corporation through a organization diagram. This guide offers insights and examples on crafting your own chart. Show the structure of your business in a clear, visual format.

What is a B Corp Organization Diagram?

A B Corp organization diagram is a visual representation of the organization of a benefit corporation. It shows the organization of the benefit corporation in a vertical layout, detailing the relationships between different elements. There three broad categories of org charts: company structure charts, management charts, and hierarchy charts. A B Corp organization diagram is a type of company structure chart.

Why Use a B Corp Organization Diagram?

The diagram can serve a variety of uses. Common use cases include due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, and governance. Instead of a single diagram, you can create variations with different labels and data for specific purposes.

This organization diagram is made with Lexchart, a powerful org chart software that simplifies the process of creating and customizing diagrams.

How to Create a B Corp Organization Diagram?

Before creating a diagram there are several important considerations. B Corp organization diagrams differ from management org charts in important ways. The number of items, connections and layout are orders of magnitude more complex. It is imperative to work with org chart software that is designed to handle that complexity.

There are fundamentally two ways to create a benefit corporation organization diagram: from scratch or from a data import.

Creating a Benefit Corporation Organization Diagram from Scratch

Each application has its own way of creating a diagram from scratch. Lexchart has a powerful chart tool which makes the process simple.

Importing Data to Create a Benefit Corporation Organization Diagram

Importing data is an efficient way to create a diagram. Lexchart supports importing data from CSV, which is available in Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets and most spreadsheet and database applications. The data should be structured as a series of pairwise relationships between a parent and child (subsidiary) entity.

Next Steps

Ready to create your own benefit corporation organization diagram? Get started with Lexchart's free trial. You can also explore example diagrams in our gallery.

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