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GU Chiquita is the Top Banana When It Comes to Social Responsibility Discussion

Grantham University

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Chiquita is the Top Banana When It Comes to Social Responsibility

Address the following in your paper:

  • Why has Chiquita chosen to be proactive along a number of CSR dimensions?
  • Why has Chiquita not been successful in changing industry norms?
  • As Chiquita’s CEO, what are you going to recommend to the board?
  • As Dole’s or Del Monte’s CEO, what are you going to do in response to Chiquita’s moves?

The requirements below must be met for your paper to be accepted and graded:

  • Write between 750 – 1250 words (approximately 3 – 5 pages) using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below.
  • Use font size 12 and 1” margins.
  • Include cover page and reference page.
  • At least 80% of your paper must be original content/writing.
  • No more than 20% of your content/information may come from references.
  • Use at least three references from outside the course material, one reference must be from EBSCOhost. Text book, lectures, and other materials in the course may be used, but are not counted toward the three reference requirement.
  • Cite all reference material (data, dates, graphs, quotes, paraphrased words, values, etc.) in the paper and list on a reference page in APA style.

References must come from sources such as, scholarly journals found in EBSCOhost, CNN, online newspapers such as, The Wall Street Journal, government websites, etc. Sources such as, Wikis, Yahoo Answers, eHow, blogs, etc. are not acceptable for academic writing.

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Chiquita’s Social Responsibility
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Chiquita’s Social Responsibility

Question One:
Chiquita’s choice to become an extremely socially responsible company was meant to set
an example that other companies can emulate. The change is made as a consideration of the
welfare of staff as well as the environment. The initiatives are undertaken along CSR dimensions
which align with the company’s mission of helping world consumers to improve or rather change
their thinking regarding nutrition (Peng, 2013). As such, people are required to focus on healthy
nutrition and convenient foods that improve lives. Nutrition is a basic aspect of Chiquita’s CSR
dimension. Moreover, the widespread dependence on meals and beverages that are undoubtedly
unhealthy is becoming a major concern. As such, Chiquita is proactive in informing people about
the value of good nutrition. Although the company does not dismiss the consumption of
convenient foods, it is keen to point out the heath attributed to those meals and the likely effect
on an individual...

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