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Corporate Social Responsibility And Performance Of Unilever Corporation Management Essay
Consumers today are progressively watchful and conscious of social performance undertaken by large corporations on how they conduct their business activities. As we all know, social performance of a corporation is heavily stressed upon and people in general have high expectations on of a company’s corporate social performance (CSR) (Golob, Lah and Janccaroniccaron 2008). Every company that wishes to have a successful and sustainable business is expected to conduct its business that contributes positively to the society as well as the environment through its business process. The focus should not only be on profit maximisation for its shareholders but also take into account the interest of its stakeholders. Let’s not forget that whenever a business operates, it will somehow bring both positive and negative impact towards society. Unilever is an Anglo-Dutch multinational corporation that owns many of the world’s consumer products brands in foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products also faces consequences for their business operation while portraying social performance in the society. This assignment will talk about the Corporate Social Responsibilities of Unilever towards the environment. Corporate social Responsibilities are the responsibilities of an organization toward the society to meet the standard of ethics towards investors, customers, employees, business partners, local communities, the environment and society at large. (Berkhout 2005)
Unilever is first global FMCG Company to commit to sourcing all of its paper and board packaging from sustainably managed forests or recycled material within a clearly defined time frame. (Anne Marie Mohan 2010) Unilever has published a sustainable paper and board packaging sourcing policy as part of its commitment to…...

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