Criteria for Evaluating Ethical and Corporate Social Responsibility

Ethics Published company code of ethics
Personal commitment of CEO to high standards of ethics
Audits to ensure compliance with code
Clear and logical consequences for failure to follow the code Compliance with the laws in the jurisdictions where the company does business.
Product Safety
Financial Reporting
Marketing practices and materials
Environmental Stewardship Detailed assessment of the company’s environmental impact including supply chain, distribution channel and disposal of broken or obsolete products.
Clear goals for improvement in each impact area.
Internal audits to ensure improvements. External audits to determine improvements in supply and distribution chains. Compliance with the laws of the jurisdictions where the company does business.
Clear targets for improvement in areas with a direct impact on costs or profit impacts.
Addressing customer concerns about “green” product issues.
Human Resource Stewardship Clear standards for providing safe working environments and reasonable working conditions. Clear statements of expectations from supply and distribution channels.
Regular audits, particularly of supply chains.
Taking action when deficiencies are found. Compliance with the laws of jurisdictions where the company does business.
Plans for ensuring that supply chain companies comply with the laws of the jurisdictions in which they operate.
Community Service and Impact Projects and activities have clearly defined goals for improving the quality of life in communities in which the company operates.
Impact of investments and company effort assessed regularly. Compliance with the laws of the jurisdictions where the company does business.
Focus on improving the immediately surrounding neighborhoods to minimize the impact of the company footprint. This could include activities like traffic abatement, landscaping, etc.
Broader Social Causes Activities are related to the brand image, customer attributes or nature of products or services delivered by the company.
Investments in the social cause are regularly assessed for impact and progress.
Employee gift matching has a defined goal. Compliance with the laws of the jurisdictions where the company does business. Some places require specific investments or offsets in exchange for a business license or to achieve tax benefits.

Please evaluate the CSR program of Agility according to the above criteria, based on the CSR report and the presentation, both of which are available to you on the website. Please cite specific examples from the report and the presentation for each evaluative argument that you make for each section. Your assignment will be graded according to the specificity of your statements and the evidence provided.

In your responses, be sure to reference the relevant components of the triple bottom line and explain how those components are relevant.

(1) Ethics

(2) Environmental Stewardship

(3) Human Resource Stewardship

(4) Community Service and Impact

(5) Broader Social Causes



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