Business Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability Assignment

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Business Ethics, Responsibilityand Sustainability'
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................11. Examine the key challenges relating to corporate responsibility and sustainability relating tofood industry................................................................................................................................12.Analyse and explain what you consider to be 'best practice' within the food sector, makingreferences to ethical and moral issues.........................................................................................43.Make recommendations for businesses in the food sector to show they are being moreresponsible by taking into account global considerations...........................................................8CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................10
INTRODUCTIONBusiness ethics responsibility and sustainabilityrefers to follow all the rules andregulations related to economy and Maintain the good environment.Sustainability interrelate tothe depletion of environmental impact through reduction of consumption (reduce, recycle,reuse). Thus, firms maintain the sustainability and taking the right action to create the positiveimpact on other such as customer, suppliers, government. Therefore, business taking the rightcourse of action to behave ethically in the business so they manage theirproduction process,business processes, and other different manufacturing process that helps to build the relationshipwith its customers and the communities in which it operates (E-Vahdati, Zulkifli and Zakaria,2019). This is approach of balance the economics, social, and environmental activity that helpsto new generation so they can enjoy their same life style people enjoy today.The present report is based on Business ethics responsibility and sustainability of foodindustry. The report will cover the various challenges related to the corporate social possibility.Moreover, report will describe the 'best practice' within the food sector. Lastly, report willexplained some recommendations for businesses that helps to maintain the social, economy andenvironmental issues.MAIN BODY1. Examine the key challenges relating to corporate responsibility and sustainability relating tofood industry.Corporate social responsibility is balanced approach many business follow the properrules and regulation tobehave ethically in economy and contribute to economic for their futuredevelopment. Thus, organization using the best material and equipments and focus on reducingthe waste that helps to improving the quality of life of the future generation and currentworkforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large (Peddada andAdam, 2019). There are different types of challenges organization faces relating to thecorporateresponsibility and sustainability which described below-The main motive of using the CSR in the business is that maintain the suitability in the businessthat means government , customer, employee and other stakeholders are enjoy the life withoutany issues. there are few issues the food industry faced in current situation.1
Working conditions and Human RightsThe working condition of food sector is not much good because employee face manyproblem related to the work environment because they work in difficult situation which leadsthe accidents so this is the issue that firm cannot provide the best environment to the people. Forexample, MacDonald is the biggest food industry but they face issues related to the employeesdissatisfaction the issue is that McDonalds treating their employees in illegal and criminalmanner. In new york November 2012. employees of the MacDonald go to strike because theyfelt that firm cannot provide the proper wages asfast-food workers are suffering and they notwant to work with this condition (Johari, 2019). Hence, low wages, long hours and unstableemployment affect their life.Thus, the employees are not satisfy with the working condition asthey cannot properly manage their life style so this condition is shows thatMcDonalds isunderpaying and abusing their workers on an international basis. Thus, based on this aspects isshows that MacDonald is not behave ethically, so it creates the negative impact on their businessas organization is not follow the rights of their employee and co workers because they give thepoor working condition like high working hours, low wages. therefore this issues is decreasingtheir employees health rates significantly, as well as low wages is create the reason of leavingthe company.Corporate Governance -Corporate governance is described that the firm are manage their work and processaccording to the decided set of activities, procedures and principles. On the other words,organization take an major decision so this decision is evaluated by some procedure, rules andregulation. Thus, t many organization face issue related to this aspect because sometimes firmare not properly follow the rules and regurgitation that may affect the business performance(Graham, 2019). For example, MacDonald face challenges related to Corporate governancebecause firm describe this statement on their official websites that they serve the best serviceandearn the trust of employees by serving safe food, and delivering outstanding Quality,Service with high Cleanliness and Value. Hence Forth, in recent decades the sales and demandof MacDonald food is decreased in every country because on july 2014, the news is shows thatthe employees of the MacDonald serve the waste foods and sale the repacking expired meat sothis is the biggest reason of reducing the demand and sales of the product. itdirectly impact on2
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