Read Chapter 10 “Business Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Environmental Sustainability.” Do Exercise 10B on pg 324 “Does Hershey Company or Mars, Inc. Win on Sustainability?” Steps 1 thru 3
Does Hershey company or Mars, inc. Win on Sustainability?
Sustainability reports are increasingly becoming expected or even required by business organizations. this exercise will give you practice in comparing and evaluating sustainability reports. at the www.thehersheycompany.com website, click on “responsibility” and view the 2-minute video by clicking on “Shared goodness.” then click on “cocoa Sustainability” and read the information. next, click on “nutrition & Well-Being” and read through that information. a major rival of Hershey is Mars, inc. go to the Mars’ website at http://www.mars.com/global/about-mars/the-five-principles-of-mars. aspx and read about Mars, inc.’s five principles: Quality, responsibility, Mutuality, efficiency, and Freedom. compare and contrast Hershey’s business ethics, social responsibility, and environmental sustainability efforts with Mars’ efforts.
Determine the six best aspects of Hershey’s business ethics, social responsibility, and environmental sustainability efforts.
Determine the six best aspects of Mars’ business ethics, social responsibility, and environmental sustainability efforts.
Develop a report comparing and contrasting the two companies with regard to business ethics, social responsibility, and environmental sustainability. in your opinion, does Hershey or Mars receive a grade of a on their business ethics, social responsibility, and sustainability efforts? grade each company on the three dimensions, and give each an overall grade. Justify your grades.