Starbucks's Corporate Social Responsibility

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Starbucks’ Corporate Social Responsibility
In today’s business world, companies have changed. Companies are looking to adjust to their business and community expectations by making changes in the technological machinery and devices they use to reduce the company’s negative environmental impact. In order to sustain economic businesses, companies should not only concern about the financial benefits, but also ethic firms have to care about people, society, and the environment as well (Elkington 72). A portion of their profits goes to programs in charge of reducing any negative effects and promoting sustainable and social development. This social responsibility has been implemented with the purpose of satisfying the company’s and the community’s necessities in order to create a good and long-term win-win relationship. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming essential for today’s company’s success. Corporations have the obligation of developing strategies that will benefit employees, customers, and the community. Today we will focus on how Starbucks has made use of its corporate social responsibility to succeed in the business world and how Dunkin Donuts is still trying to stay in the market. After oil, coffee is the second most valuable commodity in the world. More than 50 percent of Americans drink coffee everyday — three to fourcups each, more than 330 million cups a day and counting (Neal).
“Social responsibility investment combines investors’ financial goals with…
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