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    PHIRI, Khumbu Daniel 636174 BUS 4090A Maina Muchara Phd Assignment 1 The Poverty Business 1. Social responsibility is the idea that a business has the responsibility to serve the society in general as well as the stockholders. An example of a company action that was legal but not socially responsible in the case of British American Tobacco Company in Malawi that founded Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation (ECLT) in October 2000. Many transnational tobacco companies indulged in child labour in order to exploit cheap labour and make as much money as possible in the process. Transnational tobacco companies are using child labour projects to enhance corporate reputations and distract public attention from how they profit…

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    immense success of the British American Tobacco all over the world (Kim, 2010). 4.1 A report on my chosen organization which investigates how marketing activities contribute to achievement of organizational objectives in the organization: The marketing activities done by British American Tobacco contributes vastly to its organizational goals and objectives. How it 's done is mentioned as follows: • Advertising helps the customers or markets become aware of the product. • Sufficient marketing…

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    Rise of the Industrial Age to The Progressive Age “Tobacco kills 5 million people annually. By the mid-2020s, that figure will increase to about 10 million a year, with most of the deaths occurring in developing countries” (Yach, & Wipfli, (2006), p.465). Tobacco is highly addictive and is used all over the world. It is a plant Nicotiana tabacum which uses the leaves for chewing tobacco, ground to make snuff, and for smoking such as cigars, pipes and cigarettes. In our reading, we find that the…

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    The decision to ban addictive, harmful tobacco products should not be plagued with failed results of past prohibition, fear of job loss or concerns of financial gain. Perpetuating sales of a toxic product such as cigarettes does not serve the greater good of the public and puts monetary gain ahead of national health. Deceptive arguments put forth by profiteers is becoming more apparent and is losing momentum in the justification of the distribution of tobacco products. The influence of large…

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    All tobacco products do more harm than good. Nowadays there are many people, of all ages use the vast amount of tobacco products. There are many different ways to use tobacco; chew, dip, snuff, cigarette and cigar smoking, and pipe smoking. Chew is in the form of a plug, usually flavored, for chewing instead of smoking. Dipping tobacco or referred to as moist snuff is finely ground or shredded smokeless tobacco that you put between the lip and the gum. Snuff is pulverized tobacco that is to be…

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    nearly half of men in the United States smoked and tobacco companies were being advertised publicly. Today’s landscape has greatly changed, as public awareness of the harms of smoking traditional cigarettes have been brought into light (The Pros 14). A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that in 2014 the rates of smoking among adults in the United States was only at 16.8% (Tyler). While the use of traditional cigarettes has fallen drastically in the last decade,…

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    Located in London, British American Tobacco (BAT) identifies their main objectives as working to the highest standards of corporate conduct and transparency, combating the illegal trade of tobacco, and innovating new (less toxic) products in an attempt to facilitate more choices. The company’s sustainability efforts include the advancement of sustainable agricultural practices, enhancement of security systems throughout supply-chain in an effort to fight trafficking, and the achievement a 45%…

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    Tobacco products are very popular amongst people and have been for many years. It is not like a fad where it is popular for a while and then people forget about it. What makes it so popular? It can be very harmful to people and yet people still act like it does not affect them. Even though it is not easy for people to stop using tobacco products. There are many programs that can help people quit using tobacco (Moody-Thomas 646-652). The outlaw of tobacco products would lead to tobacco no longer…

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    The electronic cigarette (EC), also called e-cigarette, e-cig, electronic vaping device, personal vaporizer or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) has been on the market for a decade. ECs are marketed as safe products providing a sensation of traditional smoking without the harmful effects, delivering pure nicotine and releasing harmless water vapor that vanishes in seconds [Anon, 2014 and Smoke, 2014]. Puffing activates the battery-operated heating element in the atomizer and the liquid.…

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    one of the most talked about issues in the United States alone. Another topic that is constantly talked about is the abuse and excessive use of tobacco and the health repercussions that arise. Over the past decade many American’s have taken a stance against tobacco, yet select few have taken a stance against the fast food industry. The trend between both the food industry and tobacco industry are strikingly similar even though they appear to have no direct relation. . The conflict within the…

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