Corporate Responsibilites

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Ethical and social responsibility is an extremely important principle in an organization. Ethical and social responsibility is the standard that determines the accepatable conduct in an organization. Apple in my opinion has done an excellent job with their social an ethical responsibilities over all. As a corporatin they have investigated and reported child labor violation, toxic conditions, and other violations in their code of ethics. Apple definitely has eliminated dangerous working condition in two facilities that they have as well as bribery (wvillefranche.) Social responsibility can be defined as a business’s priority and requirement to maximize

Many consumers and social advocates believe that businesses should not only make a profit but also consider the social implications of their activities.We define social responsibility as a business’s obligation to maximize its positive impact and minimize its negative impact on society. Although many people use the terms social responsibility and ethics interchangeably, they do not mean the same thing. Business ethics relates to an individual’s or a work group’s decisions that society evaluates as right or wrong, whereas social responsibility is a broader concept that concerns the impact of the entire business’s activities on society. From an ethical perspective, for example, we may be concerned about a health care organization or practitioner overcharging the provincial government for medical services. From a social responsibility perspective,we might be concerned about the impact that this overcharging will have on the ability of the health care system to provide adequate services for all citizens.
The most basic ethical and social responsibility concerns have been codified as laws and regulations that encourage businesses to conform to society’s standards, values, and attitudes. At a minimum,…...

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