Week 6 Discussions and Required Resources
Assignment: Must be at least 200 words unless otherwise noted. Please read all attachments and follow ALL instructions.
Part 1: Global Environmental Leadership: Business or Government?
Read the article, “How An Ohio Packaging Maker Came Up With a Cleaner, Easier Way for the Poor to Carry Water (link below) .” Based on the information presented in the article, please discuss the following:
What are the respective roles of governments and businesses in addressing global environmental problems?
Do you believe businesses owe a duty to assist with global environmental issues such as discussed in the article? Why or why not?
Should this be an issue dealt with by governmental entities? Explain.
Read the following chapters in your text, Environmental Law:
· Chapter 11: Natural Resources Law: Hot Topic
Text: Schroeder, K.L. (2008). Environmental Law. Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com/
Read the following chapter from: Hitchcock, D. & Blair, A. (2000). Environment and business. Routledge. Retrieved from the Ashford University ebrary database.
· Chapter 10: Environment and Business: The future of the relationships
· This reading provides perspective about the role of business in addressing global environmental challenges and supports the discussion for the week.
Dolan, K.A. (2014, March 21). How an Ohio packaging maker came up with a cleaner, easier way for the poor to carry water Forbes.
Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2014/03/21/how-an-ohio-packaging-maker-came-up-with-a-cleaner-easier-way-for-the-poor-to-carry-water/