A group of humans who feels responsible –and is accepted as such– for a given object or idea described as its mission.
Most corporations are registered as legal person. Smaller corporations, e.g. a choir or a local scout group may not have been registered as a legal person.
- legal person
An officially recognized corporation that has certain privileges and obligations similar to those of natural persons. For example they can enter into contracts, they can sue others, or can be sued by others.
- juridical person
Synonym for legal person.
The distinction between believers and non-believers also applies to corporations. Similar to real humans, corporations have their goals, intentions and motivations.