Ethics and Social Responsibility Homework
Ethics and Social Responsibility Homework

Ethics and Social Responsibility Homework

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A homework assignment designed to get students thinking about how they can create ethical, socially responsible organizations.

Ethics and Social Responsibility Homework


​Instructions

Write a two-part post for the Discussion Forum on this topic. Each part should be 1–2 paragraphs in length.

Part 1: Current Status

It is no longer acceptable for businesses to disregard issues related to ethics and social responsibility. Conduct research and briefly describe what your organization is doing now with regard to corporate social responsibility and pursuing sustainable business practices.

Think broadly about what to consider: philanthropy, energy conservation, sustainable supply chains, reducing carbon footprint, fair trade, community service, volunteerism, etc.

Part 2: Recommendations

Based on your understanding of the organization’s goals, what recommendations do you have for how to create a more ethical, socially responsible, and/or sustainable business? What practices do you recommend the organization pursue?

Part 3: Respond to Classmates’ Posts

After you have created your own post, look over the discussion forum posts of your classmates and respond to at least two of them.


D1

Write a two-part post for the Discussion Forum on this topic. Each part should be 1–2 paragraphs in length.