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Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
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Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337115773
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Dorsey Scott MU Company manufactures and bottles a collection of health-oriented fruity beverages. Dorsey’s CFO. Rozella, recently signed a series of new contracts with several dozen large universities to serve as the sole external beverage supplier on these campuses. Although the company has never internally conducted or externally disclosed any sustainability activities. Dorsey’s CEO. Les, has a strong hunch that the company would be wise to look into the idea of sustainability, given its recent significant growth in the university market. Therefore, Les and Rozella assigned Dorsey’s team of five interns to spend their summer internships creating Dorsey s first corporate sustainability report.

Required:

  1. 1. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION Briefly explain the most likely reason(s) that Les believes Dorsey would be wise to begin looking into sustainability at this time.
  2. 2. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION List and describe three challenges that the internship team might face in creating Dorsey s first corporate sustainability report.
  3. 3. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION List and describe three benefits that Dorsey or its key stakeholders might enjoy as a result of Dorsey creating and issuing its first corporate sustainability report.

1.

To determine

Discuss the reasons due to which preparation of sustainability report would be appropriate at the time when a new project is to be launched.

Explanation

Business Sustainability:

Business sustainability is increasing the business worth for a long term, by analyzing and managing threats and opportunities of the organization for achievement of organizational strategic plans and communicating the results transparently.

Reasons due to which preparation of sustainability report would be appropriate at the time when a new project is to be launched are listed as follows:

  • It facilitates assessment of various risks involved in the project...

2.

To determine

Identify the difficulties that would be faced at the time of preparation of sustainability report at the first time.

3.

To determine

Explain three advantages of preparation of a sustainability report.

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