Pepsi was also ordered to provide job offers and training to their applicants (bantheboxcampaign.org). Later in November 2015, former President Obama signed an executive order to ban the box on applications for federal jobs (Upworthy.com) As of June 2016, 23 states such as California, New York, and Hawaii and over 100 cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Chicago have all enacted ban the box policies (politico.com). Accordingly to a professor from Harvard University, Dan Shoag, employment rate has increased by 4% with most of the increases are particularly large in the public sector and in lower-wage jobs
Personal Carbon Footprint Assessment Intended application This assessment aims to calculate the personal carbon footprint using a suitable method which covers a reasonable amount of personal activity and takes into consideration most of the GHGs.The content of this assessment can be used to infer the effects of normal day to day activities of an individual that may directly or indirectly contribute to global warming and the obtained total carbon footprint value can be compared with average footprint values around the world. The result obtained can be used by EPAs to find hotspots and accordingly try to offset it. Reason In the recent years, organizations and companies have heavily focused on the environmental impacts of its activities, hence
Our Neighbors. Our Neighborhood.” There neighborhood, of course being America. Contrary to their name; Dunkin Donuts main product is their coffee. That being said, the company’s main competitor is Starbucks. Starbucks was established close to 20 years after Dunkin Donuts; however, they have grown at a significantly quicker rate than Dunkin Donuts, forcing Dunkin Donuts to develop new marketing strategies in order to differentiate themselves from Starbucks.
Furthermore, Herman Miller international presence represents 15% of its sales and is predicted to be an important area for future growth. The company is an environmental leader with in the furniture industry. Many initiatives have been made to make their production process more environmentally friendly such as their zero landfill and zero hazardous waste generation. Herman Miller after working with McDonough and Braungart consulting firm wanted to implement the Cradle-to-Cradle (C2C) design protocol. The C2C protocol is about recycling the products after their use has been exhausted to make, new products.
CMG revenue topped $4.5 billion in 2015. In addition, CMG netted near 10 percent growth in 2015 and revenues are projected to increase 3.1 percent in 2016. Although CMG does not pay cash dividends, 2016 earnings per share (EPS) is expected to yield 12.78, which would fall below the 2015 EPS of 15.10 (Standard & Poor’s, 2016). Among peer restaurants, CMG stock Beta holds at .48, which indicates the stock is less volatile (Standard & Poor’s, 2016). Specifically, the stock price fell to $404.26 during the E.coli outbreak in 2015 and current stock price closed at $473 March 23, 2016 (Google Finance, 2016).
8. What is an example of a Chief Sustainability Officer position with the Federal government? According to the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive website, in 2014 Kate E. Brandt was appointed as the White House Administration 's first Federal Chief Sustainability Officer. “She is responsible for promoting environmental and energy sustainability across Federal Government operations including 360,000 buildings, 650,000 vehicles, and $445 billion annually in purchased goods and services.” This Chief Sustainability Officer position specifically collaborates with the Executive Office of the President and each of the Federal agencies to implement, promote sustainability through all government operations including the GreenGov initiative. Unfortunately salary information was unavailable, but due to its title the salary should be roughly 200,000.
2.0 PESTEL ANALYSIS A PESTEL Analysis is a marketing framework to analyse how an organisation is being impacted by a wide range of external imperatives. 2.1 Political Local political factor has a less significant impact on Starbucks Singapore due to strong political stability in Singapore. Singapore is consistently ranked as the lowest political risk country in Asia since 2002 (Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, 2015). However, the political stability in the global market is highly important as Starbucks coffee is certified as an ethically traded coffee. It is vital for Starbucks Singapore to maintain an intimate international relationship with Starbucks origin country US and other 65 country chains by adhering the Starbucks business ethics, thereby building a sustainable coffee brand.
Sustainability and Responsibility report has given the general overview on increased in awareness of 30% and almost 60000 more women with empowerment programme under thriving communities. The annual report 2017 has discussed the issue of Carbon and water impact. Water is the major component in all the drinks produced by Diageo PLC accounting up to 95% in content. According to this report, Diageo PLC is now growing 80% of water in the barley and hops to make Guinness beer. Furthermore, the annual report has discussed the use of renewable energy, with India being the case, after the installation of solar power and the use of biomass fuel.
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The following statistics are for traveling 100 kilometers: According to a recent EU study, by 2020, only 26 megajoules of energy will be used to get petrol out of the ground and transported to the car, but a petrol car will use 152 megajoules of energy to move itself around. 74 megajoules of energy will be used to generate electricity and transport it to the car, but an electric car will only use 38 megajoules of energy to move itself around. You’re not only helping the environment, but you’re saving energy too! Electric cars already use less energy, and that is never going to