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Shakera Davis Module 5 April 8, 2016 Consider the cases "Pepsi's Burma Connection" & "Levi Strauss & Co. and China." Levi Strauss and Pepsi are each trying to strike a balance between profit and protecting human rights (or at least corporate image) while still participating in the nations where human rights abuses are certainly taking place. Can a business operate ethically in an area that condones HR abuses? If so, how? If not, why not? What is our responsibility, as consumers, towards people suffering HR abuses in foreign lands? Should government relieve the temptation to do participate in HR abuses through law (trade embargo, etc)? Why or why not? I believe that a business can operate ethically in an area that condones HR abuses. It’s the business job to provide the jobs and it’s our job to not contribute to any activity that may be unethical. These people depend on the jobs to provide for their families. Our responsibility is doing what’s right. As consumers we must protect them by
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Unformatted text preview: making sure the factories does not violate human right and caused harm to them. If there are unethical activities going on in the factories we can help change that. We have the power to help out the people who are suffering HR abuses in foreign lands. This goes for companies owned by the United States also. Even if it is located in another country, it must follow the same rules as if their business was in the United States. The government should not relieve the temptation to participate in HR abuse through law. If it wasn’t for those laws, the factories would not follow the Human Rights laws. Some factories try to balance between profit and protecting human rights but the main thing is that would not manage their business with the most honest standard. They Shakera Davis Module 5 April 8, 2016 would try to cut corners just to keep the factory open. They should follow the same laws that is made to protect human rights....
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