Assignment 2: The
World’s Most Ethical Companies
Review the Ethisphere
Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies, located at
ethisphere.com/worlds-most-ethical/wme-honorees/. Research a sampling from the
organizations from the list, and identify one (1) company that you believe
treats its consumers, the environment, and employees in an exceptional and
morally praiseworthy manner.
Write a five to six
(5-6) page paper in which you:
1.Determine at least
two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way
toward each of the following:
a.consumers b.the environment c.employees
2.Predict the effects
that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line.
company's policies from a critical perspective, and list at least two (2) areas
where the company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or
employees. Justify the response with specific examples.
4.Use at least three
(3) quality references. (Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as
Your assignment must
follow these formatting requirements:
•Be typed, double
spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.
•Include a cover page
containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are
not included in the required page length.
The specific course
learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
policy options that address the selected business areas, reflect key ethical
considerations, and foster an ethical work environment.
•Analyze the concepts
of public safety and government regulation along with the role of business
•Recommend ways in
which businesses can be partners with nature by applying the concepts of
business ethics, business ecology, and environmental ethics.
•Use technology and
information resources to research issues in business ethics.
•Write clearly and
concisely about business ethics using proper writing mechanics.