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Etsy IPO is test of corporate governance for B Corp firms

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MILESTONE: Mr Dickerson (right), with Etsy chief financial officer Kristina Salen (left), opening the Nasdaq MarketSite ahead of Etsy's IPO in New York on Thursday.

New York

THE online craft bazaar Etsy made its debut on the Nasdaq stock market on Thursday, signalling the birth of an unusual public corporation - and not just because its employees carry around compost on bicycles, or because its regulatory filings are peppered with phrases such as "We