Business Ethics: Case Studies

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Business Ethics Table of Contents Case 1: Monsanto Attempts to Balance Stakeholder Interests. 3 Case 3: Wal-Mart: The Future is Sustainability. 4 Case 6: AIG: Coping with financial and ethical risks. 4 Case 7: Microsoft Manages Legal and Ethical Issues. 5 Case 1: Monsanto Attempts to Balance Stakeholder Interests. Monsanto is a world renowned organization dealing in agriculture products. The seeds produced by the business are genetically modified. The genetically modified agricultural seeds and products are under strict criticism by various environmental, agricultural, and social groups. The non-governmental organizations are also vocal about the issues raised due to cultivation of genetically modified crops as well as the consumers of the vegetables and fruits that are produced through these seeds. There are various pros and cons of using genetically modified crops. These pros and cons create a balancing mix of advantages for the human beings as well as the disadvantages for nature and human species. The discussion below is focused to provide understanding if the issue mentioned above. The use of genetically modified seeds for cultivating crops is propagated to support the increased needs of food. The population of the developing and under developed countries has increased over the period of years. The large population of the world also requires food security and as a result the amount of overall produce should be adequate. The genetically modified seeds play a
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