Outcome # 1 : Introducing Small Business Topic : Ethical and Social Responsibilities of Small Business Warragul Regional College 2010. Unit # 1 Business Management. Food for thought!. An Inconvenient Truth http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=0XMn_Ry3z6M Miniature Earth Project
‘The planet’s living systems are in decline and without them there is no such thing as society, let alone business. Businesses can continue to contribute to the decline or enter a new era of commerce where human and business needs don’t deplete living systems.’
Nike’s Corporate Responsibility Report FY01
‘The continuing commitment by entities to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families, as well as the local community and society at large.’
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
E&SR means rethinking how competitive advantage is created and sustained.
E&SR is all about businesses being aware of the impact that they have on the communities they operate in. CSR means deliberately maximising the positive and minimising the negative impact businesses may have.