Unit VIII Case Study

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Click the link below, and review the following website about the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI):


After reviewing the website, compose a paper that explains the GRI concept and its importance. Your response should also relate this concept to environmental and safety protections and how these relate to a specific U.S. company of your choice. Be sure to include the components listed below in your response.

  • Identify the approaches to environmental and product safety protections taken by the company you chose.
  • Compare the environmental and product safety protections taken by your chosen company to those in other companies.
  • Describe the impact of the GRI standards on international trade.
  • Explain how the GRI initiatives are affected by the political activities of the United States. Does this affect your chosen company?
  • Determine if there are ways to make the GRI better.

Your paper must be a minimum of two pages in length, and you must use a minimum of two academic resources in addition to the GRI website (for a total of three resources). Any information from a resource must be cited and referenced in APA format, and your paper must be formatted in APA style.


The following resource(s) may help you with this assignment.

Book reference: Ferrell, O. C., Thorne, D., & Ferrell, L. (2016). Business and society: A strategic approach to social responsibility & ethics (5th ed.). Chicago, IL: Chicago Business Press.

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