Sustainability Essay Examples

Sustainability and Organic Foods

People nowadays are getting into the “go green” lifestyle while others continue to live without thinking about the effects they have on the environment. Why do people go green? It can save you money, it is the right thing to do, it is healthier because there are less toxins and less illness, it is helping… View Article

Literature Review – Business Schools Role in Society

Introduction Since 2007, the people of this planet have been living on 150 percent of its natural resource capacity (WWF, 2010). Increase in consumption does not show any signs of slowing down, as a consequence of emerging third world countries. The role that business schools play in this situation and its importance cannot be understated… View Article

Leadership Process

First Section Leadership is a process by which one person influences the thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors of others. Leaders set a direction for the rest of us; they help us see what lies ahead; they help us visualize what we might achieve; they encourage us and inspire us. Level 5 leadership refers to the highest… View Article

Summary of Thoughts

The purpose of tourism planning Tourism has grown through the years to become the single largest industry in the world. Tourism may not be considered as a discipline or an industry considering that it is multidimensional and leverages on several disciples in satisfying functional, aesthetic and financial needs of individuals, communities, businesses and government at… View Article

In the Ever-Changing World of Fashion

Introduction “In the past, fashion was a celebration; at the dawn of the twenty-first century, it has become big bussiness. “(Francois Baudot, 1999, P. 321). The fashion industry stands out from other industries in its universal and media appeal. There are millions followers of sexiness and luxury in the world of fashion. Meanwhile, fashion industry… View Article

Eco – Cities

This week, unlike previous weeks, we face societies who could effectively manage their cities, in terms of environmental aspects. Their success is, mostly, linked to strong mayoral leadership and people’s active participation in city programs; purchasing city-issues bond or even collecting garbage. These actions showed their commitment to sustainable development. But, this couldn’t be done… View Article

Locavore Movement

In American society, the environmental movement has gained the attention of many people. One of those movements is the “locavores”. Although some benefits are gained within this movements, there are also several less-examined effects of this movement that should be noted as well. People might think they do less harm to the environment, but they… View Article

Snuggie vs. Slanket

1) What marketing tactics and strategies can Slanket use to reposition its brand to retain market share in the increasingly saturated industry? 2) Summary of the key points from the case (approx. 4-5 key points) -Snuggie’s pricing methodology and viral infomercial marketing (“comfort food of the clothing line”) has overcome its lower-quality product and enthralled… View Article

Applied Concept Paper: Critical Thinking Structures for Business Ethics

Executive Summary The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate my understanding of the previously mentioned fundamental concepts and capability in order to relate them to the actual business world through applications of my critical thinking skills. Key concepts such as ethics, social responsibility, whistle-blowers, sustainability, stakeholders, and environmental stewardship are mentioned in Chapters 3… View Article

Project Sustainability Issues

Sustainable development has always been a complex and challenging social process as it involves decisions and actions concerning the current and future generations of people belonging to a community. There are a number of decisions to be made that might affect issues at local, regional, national and international levels. There is the necessity that social,… View Article

Management and Workbook Process

As a leading pioneer in outdoor retailing and a company at the forefront of the movement for environmental sustainability, we write this letter in response to your request to evaluate your current Workbook Process and appraise the advantages as well as the drawbacks to the system. We are not in favour of the current Workbook… View Article

Urban Planning

In his book Urban Geography, Michael Pacione, discusses the “Future City-Cities of the Future”. In his analysis there are several principles that must be included in the future city in order for it to strive and be successful, “by 2025 65 percent of the world’s population will be in urban areas” (Pacione 2005) The need… View Article

Corporate Social Responsibility

Definition:- [Carroll, 1979; 2008, 500]: “The social responsibility of business encompasses the economic, legal, ethical and discretionary expectations that a society has of organizations at a given point in time.” EU Definition of CSR: “A concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders on… View Article

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the idea that businesses conduct business practices for the social good while they pursue economic goals. It refers to operating a business in such a manner that all social environmental impacts that are created are then accounted for. Both market and nonmarket stakeholders expect businesses to be socially responsible. (Business… View Article

Samsung Sustainability

Samsung for the past 3 years has been sharing their sustainable accomplishments through a sustainability report. This report demonstrates the impact Samsung had on people, society, and the environment. The structure for their sustainable report closely resembles that of an annual report. It is divided into three parts: Sustainability overview, Material issues, and Facts and… View Article