2 Discussions 300-400 words on each discussion!
#1 Claims to Environmental Friendliness
After reading “The ‘six sins of greenwashing’: A study of environmental claims in North American markets (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.,” discuss the tension between business’s interests in maximizing profits and the public’s interest in receiving complete, truthful, and non-misleading information about products that they purchase. From a business perspective, what are the dangers of greenwashing? If you were a marketing executive, would you have a policy against greenwashing? Why or why not?
#2 Environmental Statutes
Visit the Small Business Administration’s “Environmental Regulations https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/manage-your-business/stay-legally-compliant ” page and visit the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s “Laws & Regulations gov/laws-regulations” rel=”noreferrer noopener” target=”_blank”>https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations.” page.
Identify one environmental law that is relevant to your past, current, or future employer. Apply that law to a business situation created by that employer. How does (or did) that employer maintain compliance with that statute? Do you believe that environmental regulations help or hinder business? Why, or why not?