Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Week 3- Ethics & Social Responsibilities!

Colgate builds it's morals mainly from experience and from the Colgate people and consumers they come across. The company cares about people: Colgate people, customers, shareholders, and business partners. Colgate is committed to act with compassion, integrity, honesty, and high ethics in all situations. They listen with respect to others and to value differences. They have stood by their morals and have kept the value of a few products including the Colgate toothpaste. They have made adjustments since 1896 until today 2010.
1896 V.S. 2010

At Colgate, reducing their environmental impacts is an important part of our commitment to respecting the world around them. They have set global goals to improve their water use, and energy use efficiency and to reduce the carbon emissions and waste water contaminants associated with our operations. Colgate reduced energy use per unit of production by over 21% from 2002 to 2009. From 2002 to 2009, Colgate reduced carbon emissions per ton of product by over 22%. Colgate's water use per ton of production decreased by over 40% from 2002 to 2009. Their strategy is to eliminate, reduce or reuse waste whenever possible.  

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