purchasing and supply chain mgmt Social Responsibility

Review this video (Links to an external site.) (video transcript  Download video transcript). Using the textbook, digital library and/or internet, document your findings by taking the following steps:

  • Define social responsibility.
  • Explain how an organization can be ethical, socially responsible, and green.
  • Describe from your own experience how an organization that you worked for (or are familiar with) either was or was not socially responsible, ethical, and/or green.
  • Describe specific ways in which costs can be reduced using green technologies.  
  • Properly cite at least one scholarly source to support your work.


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