September – December 2023 150 words for each Question
Business & Finance
Given human nature, ethical issues are not a matter of if, but rather when they occur in an organization.Ben and Jerry’s Homemade, Inc. is a well known ice cream brand globally. As part of its mission, it donates 7.5% pre-tax profit to charity. It expects its business partners to engage in similar philanthropic activities. If a supplier has no charitable history, it will refuse to enter into a business relationship with that company.Is this a good business practice?What concerns/issues would shareholders have regarding this policy?