Values vs. Value

During the last 25 years, there has been a lot of debate about the value of corporate social responsibility, or CSR, particularly as it relates to the rise of “ethical consumers.”  These are shoppers who will only buy a product if its social and ethical positioning — such as its environmental impact or the labor practices used to manufacture it — aligns with their values. 

Many surveys claim to show that even the average consumer is demanding so-called ethical products, such as fair trade-certified coffee and chocolate, fair labor-certified garments, cosmetics p.....

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