Daimler 's Corporate Social Responsibility

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Daimler’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Efforts Introduction Daimler, an automobile company headquartered in Germany is the owner of Mercedes-Benz, one of the most recognizable car brands in the world. The firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility is discussed in this report. Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Social Responsibility is an initiative companies voluntarily follow to give back to the local and global community. CSR includes such causes as environmental conservation and sustainability, diversity and equal employment opportunity, and volunteer service projects and charitable giving. More companies now practice CSR because the public expects businesses to act responsibility. Daimler’s CSR activities include positive and negative practices, with the company leading by having strong core values, volunteer opportunities, and international efforts, but lagging in the areas of discrimination and pollution. Daimler has had problems with racial discrimination and sexual harassment. Pollution complaints include odors coming from the Daimler plant in Portland, Oregon, and diesel cars emitting more pollution on the road than in regulatory tests. Daimler’s Positive CSR Core Values Daimler holds these core values: • Ethical Responsibility • Product Responsibility • Corporate Environmental Protection • Employees • Suppliers • Social Responsibility Within the area of social responsibility, Daimler values: • Promoting Science • Education • Road Safety •
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