Answer the questions in the Exercise for Simulation participants on p. 287 as they relate to your company.
The company is Organic Coffee and Beverages Company in Orangeburg, South Carolina.
Page 287 questions:
EXERCISE FOR SIMULATION PARTICIPANTS
Is your company’s strategy ethical? Why or why not? Is there anything that your company has done or is now doing that could legitimately be considered “shady” by your competitors?
In what ways, if any, is your company exercising corporate social responsibility? What are the elements of your company’s CSR strategy? Are there any changes to this strategy that you would suggest?
If some shareholders complained that you and your co-managers have been spending too little or too much on corporate social responsibility, what would you tell them?
LO 3, LO 4
Is your company striving to conduct its business in an environmentally sustainable manner? What specific additional actions could your company take that would make an even greater contribution to environmental sustainability?
In what ways is your company’s environmental sustainability strategy in the best long-term interest of shareholders? Does it contribute to your company’s competitive advantage or profitability?