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1 Business ethics

2 Introduction Business ethics and globalisation (Kevin) Business ethics and relationships with employees as stakeholders (Lisa) Business ethics and relationships with consumers as stakeholders (Steve) Role play (Fabian, Matti, Simon) Structure

3 Does Mc Donalds have a global responsibility to take care about the health of the consumers? Ethical issue

4 Criticisms in Europe: unhealthiness risk of customers health advertising exploits children lack of nutrition information paying low wages In Asia: less criticism McEthics in Europe and Asia

5 Reactions: nutrition labeling healthy options/ balanced menu promote balanced lifestyle diet and exercise sustainably grown coffee and biodiesel in Asia/other countries: same strategy good marketing strategy, bigger choice of (healthier) products

6 Do corporations have a responsibility to respect international childrens rights even if the national law does not exist? Ethical issue

7 Uzbek cotton: a new spin on child labour in the clothing industry

8 Oppressive regime controls cotton production Children are forced to work under bad conditions Western companies succeeded in boycotting the Uzbek cotton In 2008 the Uzbek government banned children under 16 from work The case

9 Are microcredit lenders justified in charging poor borrowers high interest rates? Ethical issue

10 Consumer ethics Consumers as stakeholders Microfinance = small-scale financial service Directly targets poor people, who are excluded from mainstream banking sector Targeting the poor with microfinance

11 Microcredits positive support small-business sector improve household budget provide greater opportunity for education negative risk on high interest rates

12 Role play

13 Thank you for your attention


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