Prior mentioned, socioeconomic statuses play a role in determining our societal circumstances, but they also play a role in determining our environmental risk indicators. Since those with higher socioeconomic status are more privy to preparing and coping with a natural disaster; they can evacuate readily and have more means to deal with the aftermath, e.g., society might shun the environment, but we still have flood/earthquake-insurance (Mavhura & Collins 2016). While those who have a lower socioeconomic status are more affected by hazards because they do not have the means to cope appropriately. On top of that their infrastructure tends to be less resilient than those with higher socioeconomic status. Thus examining the placement of those who have a lower socioeconomic status is especially crucial to understanding risk assessment of a potential hazard.
As stated in the case IMB’s mission statement is to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry’s most advanced technologies, including computer systems, software, storage systems and microelectronics. Translate the advanced technologies into value for our customers through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide. Values as stated in the case are 1) dedication to every client’s success 2) innovation that matters for our company and the world 3) trust and personal responsibility in all relationships. IBM’s “Smarter Planet” strategy promotes leadership in the delivery of information technology that provides valued customer solutions and a commitment to the customer’s success through meaningful innovation and professional
“The Duke Energy Foundation targets investments in areas where it believes the company can have the greatest impact on the well-being of our communities – the environment, economic and workforce development, education and community vitality” (Duke Energy Corp., n.p.). It is important for companies to be socially responsible in their communities and Duke Energy has shown that time and time again over the many years that they have been in business. As well as being a core competency, Duke Energy’s diverse portfolio of power harnessing techniques is a major strength of theirs. It shows the consumer that the company is committed to making power in the most efficient ways
As humanity moves towards the future, the human impact on the environment will be more prevalent and cause changes in our services and capital of resources. A resilient system can predict the disturbances on society and allow for our infrastructure that can return its stable position. The development of a stable system is necessary for sustainability to deal with any issues with income of
Being exposed to air polluted with harmful toxins can result in complication with the respiratory system and inflammatory organs. This can lead to an increased susceptibility of chronic diseases. With the social justice approach, communities can collectively work together to reduce the damaging effects climate change has on environmental and health outcomes. As social justice focuses the just distribution of burdens and diseases, marketplace fairness fixates on personal responsibility, self-interest, and individualism as the basis for outcomes. Individualized actions to reduce effects of climate change can include car-pooling, investing in renewable power resources, and orchestrating gardens and timber to supply supplemental oxygen into the air.
They’re committed to increasing the purchase of sustainable products. Strategic Focus Mission & Vision To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world. * If you have a body, you are an athlete. Goals Nike focuses on pursuing opportunities and improving their product to enhance the human potential. Thereby they create product, services and experiences for athletes helping them overcome limitations such as climate and road types.
1. General business strategy 1.1. General business philosophy Samsung work with the aim of developing innovative technologies and provide people with efficient processes so that regularly new markets are created and they continue to rule the digital work. They follow five core values including: • People: Samsung gives all the resources and opportunities their people need to give their best. • Excellence: Samsung makes sure to provide their customers with excellent products and services.
Bosch ambition is to enhance the quality of life with solutions that are both innovative and beneficial. We focus on Bosch core competencies in automotive and industrial technologies as well as in products and services for professional and private use. We strive for sustained economic success and a leading market position in all that we do. Entrepreneurial freedom and financial independence allow Bosch actions to be guided by a long-term perspective. In the spirit of Bosch founder, we particularly demonstrate social and environmental responsibility – wherever we do business.
Trust by all stakeholders Hence, the objective of Nestle is to become a leading company in the health and nutrition sector in the world, while promoting a common agenda of nutrition and environment protection in which their businesses operates. Nestle believes that size and attitude contribute to leadership in the industry, and thus demands a continuous development of the organization and its functioning. In order to support these goals, Nestle is committed to encourage their people to deliver a high level of performance to achieve its goal and motive. The eventual aim is to produce the products of such quality so that they can create value for shareholders and consumers, business partners and employees, and the local communities in which Nestle operates. So what basically sets this multinational company apart from its competitors is that its primary agenda is not to focus on short term profits, but to develop business for long term with customer and quality being the top
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