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Topic 1: Interviewing About Sustainability
Conduct an interview about sustainability efforts at an organization (e.g., place you work or would like to work, the religious organization you attend, a local organization in your community). Arrange an interview with a manager at the organization. Before the interview, do a search on the Internet about the sustainability efforts of similar organizations. Use the following questions to start your interview and add relevant questions related to what you discover through your Internet search about sustainability efforts at a similar organization. After the interview, write up a report of what you found during the interview. Conclude your report with your overall assessment of that organizationâ€™s sustainability efforts.
What is the organizationâ€™s primary product or service? You should be able to answer this question before your interview.
Does the organization have a published policy about sustainability?
How does the manager define sustainability?
Regardless of whether the organization has a sustainability policy, what sustainability efforts does the organization make with respect to the environment?
Post your report before midnight Friday. Make at least one response posting to a colleagueâ€™s posting before the discussion ends at midnight Sunday addressing the following:
Compare and contrast your interview results to a colleague’s reults. How were your findings the same or different than your colleague’s findings? What explains the similarities and differences?
Topic 2: Select your corporation for your research project & comment on the ethical climate of the corporation as compared to the AICPA Code Of Professional Conduct
No later than Wednesday, post the name of the corporation along with a copy of the most recent annual report for the corporation that you are going to use for your research project for this course plus the ethical climate of your corporation. The home pape for the corporation should have a Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and/or other information about the corporation’s ethical climate. Share your personal perceptions of the corporation’s ethical climate and behavior.How does your corporation’s ethical climate compare to the attached AICPA Code of Professional Conduct?
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