Case Study Of Ben And Jerry's Corporate Social Responsibility

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Ben and Jerry’s started in 1978 by two best friends who converted an old gas station into an ice cream shop. This paper will explain how they are a socially responsible and ethical organization. In addition, how their company aligns with a biblical word view and examples from the bible. Corporate responsibility created value for the company and this paper will also explain how they took advance of global opportunities. Finally, this paper will explain potential problems might arise with their social responsibility model from an international perspective. Ben and Jerry’s are very socially responsible and ethical proved by their corporate social responsibilities also referred to their “CSR”. According to their website; “CSR entails companies …show more content…
The Lord guides us in the bible; “But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today” (Deuteronomy 8:18). Ben and Jerry understand they have special talents and those were given to them by God. The also understand they have a responsibility to use their profits from the talent god gave them to make the world a better place where they can. For all these reasons their company holds a strong biblical world view. Next let’s look at how they create value and sustainability for corporate partners. Ben and Jerry’s use corporate responsibility to create value in their company and increase value for partners. Because of the various things they do to improve work conditions and the community in which they serve, they have greatly enhanced their image and developed trust. People view the company as a positive force in the community which helps them build more support and improves their ability to recruit quality people. This positive image creates a desire for more the want to do business with and for Ben and Jerry’s. Next let’s look at how they can take advantage of global

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