Bus/1301 Ethics And Social Responsibility Paper

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Ethic and social responsibility Instructor:. BUSI 1301 September 11, 2015 Coca Cola On May 18, 1886 Coca Cola was created by John S. Pemberton. Its carbonated soft drink is often referred to, simply as coke. It was originally intended as a patent medicine. Coca cola was bought by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led coke to its dominance of the world soft drink market. Criticism of Coca-Cola has arisen from various groups, concerning a variety of issues, including health effects, environmental issues, and business practices. The Coca-Cola Company, its subsidiaries and products have been subject to sustained criticism by consumer groups, leftist activists and watchdogs, particularly since the early 2000s.…show more content…
Coca cola has created an ethics and compliance hotline. An independent company administers this program and an anonymous reporting service 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Their employees are…show more content…
Everyone at coca cola is expected to comply with their code of conduct. Managers are expected to promote a culture of ethics and compliance. Coca Cola has the spirit of a team in which trust respect, openness and social responsibility create organizational integrity. They are committed to continuous improvement and excellence in quality services and leadership. Social responsibility is the entire set of conduct and actions formed by an organization and its employees to develop the welfare, interests and expectations of both themselves and society. Coca cola has instigated many improvements in environmental and social areas, they acknowledge that there are many opportunities for improvements and are determined to work toward those opportunities. Some examples are shown by minimizing their carbon footprint and water usage by reducing packaging, water and energy. In the marketplace, coca cola consistently provides the highest quality and food safety compliant beverages. Coca cola ensures a safe place to work by respecting human rights and being fully compliant with workplace rights. They also encourage employee and corporate volunteerism in local communities. The Coca-Cola

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