Water Ethical Dilemmas

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Water is something that we all use in our daily lives. It is essential for business and society as a whole. To deprive one of water would have a negative impact because almost everything we consume involves water. The state of California is in a drought and the most of my food uses a significant amount of water, this creates an ethical dilemma. As CEO, I am aware of California’s drought, but water is essential for my company because it needs water to thrive. Therefore, I need an alternative for my company to use less water so that I am not contributing to the drought in California. I have a social responsibility to cut my water intake or ignore the actuality that California is in this drought. One alternative that I can use for my wholesale burger company is to use less water in my products. Another alternative that my company can use is to change the kind of products we sell. Since plant based diets use less water consumption, it can help with the subject matter. Another alternative is that I can introduce foods such as veggies, whole grains, beans and fruits. Introducing more veggies, as well as whole grains and fruits may…show more content…
My motive for recommending this course of action is that we will reduce water use in the long run. I will also allow people to eat healthier foods, by making alternatives available. For example, since we know it takes 1,800 gallons of water to produce beef, our introduction of chicken burger or veggie burger will result in less water use. We can introduce things such as peanuts and grapefruits as well as papayas. Although water is cheaper for business, we have to take into account that California is suffering from a drought, and if the company continues to ignore the crisis, our company will suffer as well because most of our water expenditure comes from California. In the event of the drought becoming dreadful, our company will be impacted and may go out of
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