Business and the Environment
Before beginning this discussion, read Patagonia: Climbing to New Highs with a Smaller Carbon Footprint. Then, discuss if “green” business practices are financially beneficial, giving significant details to back your thoughts. If you answer yes, explain why all businesses do not adopt more environmentally friendly operations. As part of your discussion, describe the difference between green marketing and green business and make sure to back your thoughts by referencing the article and the utilization of at least one other scholarly source.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.
Business and the Environment 3 points possible Content Criteria Weight Student discusses if “green” business practices are financially beneficial giving significant detail to back their thoughts and if arguing yes explains why all businesses do not adopt more environmentally friendly operations. 0.75
Student describes the difference between green marketing and green business. 0.75
Student responds to at least two of their classmates’ initial posts. 0.5
Student utilizes the text and at least one scholarly source in the their discussion. 0.75 Research Criteria Student utilizes proper APA format, provides a posting of at least 250 words, and answers with proper spelling and grammar usage. 0