When thousands of people embrace their responsibility to our neighborhoods and our planet, the final results can be astounding. Without having a culture of demonstrable consistency amongst espoused and practiced values, claims to social responsibility are at best window-dressing, and at worst a symptom of a demoralized, failing and unethical organization. No organization, no matter if for-profit or not-for-profit, is socially responsible basically by virtue of its intent to reach social added benefits.
The theory of social responsibility is constructed on a program of ethics, in which decisions and actions need to be ethically validated just before proceeding. Each firms acquire Fair Trade Certified ingredients to manufacture their items and actively help sustainable farming in the regions where they supply ingredients. Social responsibility suggests eliminating corrupt, irresponsible or unethical behavior that could bring harm to the neighborhood, its people, or the environment just before the behavior happens. Epstein and Birchard (1999) propose 3 categories: financial, operational, and social.Read More