Multinational Corporations Essay

2199 Words Nov 16th, 2014 9 Pages
Running Head: MNC’S SOCIAL & CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITIES

[MNC’s Corporate & Social Responsibilities] [Hanna Anwer]
[COMSATS ISB]
[Manshoor Hussain]
[Report Writing Skills]

Introduction
Corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for the company's effects on the environment and impact on social welfare. The term generally applies to company efforts that go beyond what may be required by regulators or environmental protection groups. (Investopedia, 2014)
Unilever
A lifesaving habit LONDON/ROTTERDAM, Oct. 14 /CSRwire/ - Unilever and the Earth Institute have announced a new initiative to bring hand washing with soap – a lifesaving habit – to the Millennium Villages, a project that works with
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Accounting for around 30% of children's deaths globally – more than two million lives lost each year. More than 80% of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Addressing these challenges through improved hygiene is a vital and effective step towards saving lives and achieving the global Millennium Development Goal to reduce the child mortality rate by two-thirds by 2015.” Consistent evidence shows that hand washing with soap and making it a habit especially- before eating or preparing food and after using the toilet - can reduce diarrhoeal risk by 45% [i] and acute respiratory infections such as pneumonia, by 23 per cent. [ii] Studies also reveal that primary school absenteeism due to diarrhoea and respiratory infections dropped between 20% and 50% as a result of better hand washing practices. The partnership will be focusing on villages in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda, and aims to: decrease incidence in diarrhea diseases, promote gender equality, increase school attendance and enhance productivity and well-being for all community members. The partnership will also focus on governments. (Csrwire.com)

Unilever Employees Spearhead Volunteer Day On Statue Of Liberty National Monument - Ellis Island NEW YORK, May 16 /CSRwire/ - Unilever (NYSE: UL, UN), one of the world's largest consumer products companies, proudly announced on May 16 than on May 17th

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