The Impact Of Corporate Social Responsibility On The Food Industry

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Humans are born with the natural tendency to aid one another through mediums such as being proactive on social as well as ethical issues. When one compares this natural tendency to the industries of today, one see’s this voluntary behaviour in a deliberate and compelled act by most involved, which is truly known as Corporate Social Responsibility. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is known to be the voluntary model that is not only used by many businesses, but industries themselves to self-regulate their active compliance with the law, ethical standards within their respective sectors alongside achieving their economical success. CSR initiatives may contain consumer’s welfare and providing them with true knowledge of products, animal welfare, employees welfare as well as reducing environmental impacts. Today, many businesses involved and those who directly fall under the food industry lack the voluntary act to carry out CSR initiatives and this can be seen through consumers’ behaviour and attitudes, animal welfare as well as environmental impacts.
Firstly, the lack of CSR initiatives in the food industry today, can be seen through the behaviour and attitude of its’ consumers. Many consumers have shifted from the traditional blindfold purchasing at the supermarket to making valid and reasonable choices. For instance, a large corporation like Nestlé is currently under the heat due to its’ irresistible chocolate bars. This is due to the prevalence of statistics, facts as
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