However, the company clearly has violated the code of conduct which it has done the opposite of what has been stated in the code of conduct. Question 4: Determine why MNCs such as Coca Cola are increasingly addressing their social and environmental impacts? As stated by Hubert Patricot Social issues and environmental issues are the main focus of their sustainability plan which includes the way they report their progress and outcomes and set their aims/goals. Engaging with their stakeholders on issues that concern them derived improved performance, greater employee engagement, and stronger connections locally. Also stated by John Brock “Forward-thinking businesses will be able to turn the societal and environmental challenges we face into an opportunity”.
A survey done on the water of Long Island found out that the levels of 1,4-dioxane were so high in the water supplies, and that this generates heightened risk on the population that consumes the contaminated water. The measurement levels of this chemical when measured in a survey revealed that even though the chemical takes years before its effect is felt in the general population, its widespread presence in the water of Long Island is peculiar and raises a concern and need of addressing this issue from the relevant
Enabling employee participation in EESH management system by recognising their role, and encourage their voluntary participation in activities relating to energy consumption reduction, resource saving and recycling, risk identification and elimination, individual health improvement and so on. 6. Performance evaluation relating to environment, energy, climate change, safety, product and environmental health 7. Serving environment conservation and contribution activity to society through co-operation with local community, as part of fulfilling social responsibility. LG Electronics’ Environmental Product Policy LG Electronics is committed to providing a better experience for its customers, by contributing to environmental protection efforts, and offering green values.
Moreover, the total amount of toxins and debris discharged by human beings is incredibly increasing in today 's world. Most of the waste produced on land is either intentionally or unconsciously discharged into the oceans. Marine pollution and aquatic debris can utterly destroy the oceans causing extinction of the marine creatures. Innovative techniques should be implemented in the law to prevent the marine environment from any further damage. In order to improve the marine environment, the government and the Environment Public Authority of Kuwait should take immediate actions that can influence the society and help in minimizing aquatic debris and pollution.
The two emerging trends in this area include environmentally friendly products and business sustainability. These trends present an opportunity to Trader Joe’s whereby the company should address the ecological factors by improving its operational efficiency using technological innovations. It can also adopt better policies and standards on the products sold in their stores (Yüksel, 2012). Legal Factors Legal factors are the various law requirements and regulations that need to be followed in the retail industry. There are the food safety regulations, employment regulation that provides an opportunity.
The water scarcity of China, which is triggered lots of reasons, such as natural damage, inordinate emission of human industry or other reasons, which negatively influence the water pollution, also, with the climate change, the glacier is melting dramatically, warm temperature and precipitation change natural pattern and increase the desertification(News from the earth institute). China becomes drier every year, and there are varied of products related to agriculture. Two water scarcity issues of China are that uneven distribution of the water recourse and the water pollution. China’s south to north water diversion project have caused lots of positive effects in the uneven distribution of water. As China’s population and economy have improved totally, so a plan for water is essential for China development.
INTRODUCTION This critical review examines an article on a new era of sustainable marketing written by Marek Seretny and Alexksandra Seretny. The purpose of this article is to create rapid create value for customers through socially, environmentally and ethical responsibility actions. Although authors have criticism that some marketing practices harm individual’s consumers and imposing excess frustrated aggressive consumer with obstructive way, his article relates important and significant social responsibility by building sustainability relationship with consumers. This paper will also review the summary of the story as well as their main arguments, and will evaluate the quality of writing and focus on any areas of weakness within the story.
Alternatives and Evaluation ________________________________________ A. Selection criteria The triple bottom lines may serve as the foundation for green business, allowing firms like Patagonia to evaluate its business strategies in a more comprehensive manner, to take more stakeholders into account and can potentially contribute its sustainability. It also align with Patagonia’s business objectives including the followings: TBL Objectives of Patagonia Planet Reduce environmental harm Profits Achieve 10% sales growth People Educate the public B. Alternatives 1. Product Recycle Initiative with refined scope One of the possible solutions to the above issues is to continue with the Product Lifecycle Initiative, but with a refined scope.
The reading assignments for this week has been very educative about the environment and making it a better place for living. In this written assignment, I will examine some of the ethical issues related to population growth and their effect to the environment. Also, I will propose solutions to these problems base on the reading material available for this Unit. But before I continue, I wish to introduce us to environmental ethics and its definition which I think it is very important for us to understand so as to know our role to play in this beautiful planet. Environmental ethics is the discipline in philosophy that studies the moral relationship of human beings to, and also the value and moral status of, the environment and its non-human contents
Recycling is the action in processes the use of used or abandoned materials for creating new products while the recycling behaviour is the product of individual and its environment (Egmond & Bruel, 2007). Scholars and researchers were intended to find out the reasons why an individual would like to do the act of “recycling” and the rationales behind that. At the same time, the global trend of environmental protection and sustainable development contributed to more researches and studies in analyzing the determinants of recycling behaviour, following with the focus on interactions between internal (individual mind) and external (outer environment) context, in order to formulate better strategies and policies for making behavioural change of