CSR / Sustainability IQ Test

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CSR / Sustainability IQ Test

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) concern which of the following aspects of an organization’s behavior, performance or impacts?  (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Economic performance

    • B. 

      Environmental stewardship

    • C. 

      Social responsibility

    • D. 

      Governance

    • E. 

      Ethics

  • 2. 
    Sustainability professionals are concerned with managing business activities in the context of declining natural resources (fresh water, fossil fuels, arable land, clean air, precious metals, forests, fish stocks) and ecosystem services and increasing demand for these.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The global population is predicted to grow to X by 2050.
    • A. 

      5 billion

    • B. 

      7 billion

    • C. 

      9 billion

    • D. 

      15 billion

  • 4. 
    By 2025 Brazil, China, India and Indonesia are estimated to account for 30% of the world’s population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If all the world’s inhabitants consumed as many resources as Americans, how many planet Earths would be needed to meet everyone’s needs?
    • A. 

      Two planets

    • B. 

      Three planets

    • C. 

      Four planets

    • D. 

      Five planets

  • 6. 
    What macro forces have the potential to affect the way we do business at L’Oréal? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Population Growth

    • B. 

      Climate Change

    • C. 

      Material Resource Scarcity

    • D. 

      Water

    • E. 

      Food Security

    • F. 

      Energy & Fuel

    • G. 

      Deforestation

    • H. 

      Ecosystem Decline

    • I. 

      Wealth Distribution

    • J. 

      Urbanization

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Drive innovation and growth

    • B. 

      Differentiate

    • C. 

      Enhance reputation

    • D. 

      Improve consumer loyalty

    • E. 

      Optimize performance and efficiencies

    • F. 

      Attract talented employees

    • G. 

      Enhance employee morale and productivity

    • H. 

      Minimize business risk

  • 8. 
    L’Oréal has an ambition to attract how many new consumers by 2020?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      100 million

    • C. 

      1 billion

    • D. 

      10 billion

  • 9. 
    What % of the world’s population lives on less than $1.25 per day?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      20-30%

  • 10. 
    Clean water is one of the resources under greatest threat in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    How many million people today don’t have access to clean water?
    • A. 

      5 billion

    • B. 

      800 million

    • C. 

      100 million

    • D. 

      All people on the planet have access to clean drinking water

  • 12. 
    Climate change is responsible for rising sea tides and extreme weather patterns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which country is the largest emitter of ? (On an absolute basis)
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      European Union

    • D. 

      Rusia

  • 14. 
    L’Oréal is concerned with protecting biodiversity because?  (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      More than 40% of the raw materials we formulate are of natural/plant origin

    • B. 

      Our products have the potential to disrupt the normal functioning of the eco-systems

    • C. 

      The Nagoya Protocol requires access to genetic resources & benefit - sharing.

    • D. 

      Consumers are increasingly interested in buying natural products.

  • 15. 
    Biodiversity loss is caused by which of the following?  (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Large scale deforestation

    • B. 

      Habitat destruction

    • C. 

      Climate Change

    • D. 

      Anthropogenic impacts

  • 16. 
    For rinse off products the greatest impact for  comes during the production of the product's life cycle?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Sustainability leaders believe that in order to bring global consumption patterns of products and services to a sustainable level, which of the following are required? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Product Innovation / Sustainable Products

    • B. 

      Responsible marketing and communications

    • C. 

      Responsible consumer choice, use and disposal

    • D. 

      Collaborations with consumers, governments and stakeholders

    • E. 

      More sustainable lifestyles

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Encourage eco-design

    • B. 

      Integrate environmental costs into product costs

    • C. 

      Improve waste management and recycling

    • D. 

      Reduce disposal / waste creation

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    EPR initiatives may include? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Product take-back programs

    • B. 

      Deposit refund systems

    • C. 

      Minimum recycled-content laws

    • D. 

      Product fees and taxes

  • 20. 
    In 2009 L’Oreal publicly announced which of the following sustainability goals? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      50% reduction in CO2(GHG emissions)

    • B. 

      50% reduction in water per unit of finished product

    • C. 

      50% of energy used form renewable sources

    • D. 

      50% of product packaging made from recycled content

    • E. 

      50% reduction in waste per unit of finished product

    • F. 

      50% reduction in energy use

  • 21. 
    Select the best definition for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
    • A. 

      Incorporate scientific data and proven performance to substantiate product claims and imagery that respects women and social diversity.

    • B. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

    • C. 

      A technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from-cradle-to-grave.

    • D. 

      An environmental policy for which a producer’s responsibility is extended to the post-consumer stage of the life cycle “Polluter Pays” principle.

  • 22. 
    Select the best definition for Inclusive Business Models
    • A. 

      Incorporate scientific data and proven performance to substantiate product claims and imagery that respects women and social diversity.

    • B. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

    • C. 

      A trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency, and respect, that seeks greater equity and contributes to sustainable development.

    • D. 

      Profitable core business activities that tangibly expand opportunities for the low income and disadvantaged.

  • 23. 
    Select the best definition for Sustainable Development
    • A. 

      Incorporate scientific data and proven performance to substantiate product claims and imagery that respects women and social diversity.

    • B. 

      Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

    • C. 

      An environmental policy for which a producer’s responsibility is extended to the post-consumer stage of the life cycle “Polluter Pays” principle.

    • D. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

  • 24. 
    Select the best definition for Responsible Communications & Marketing
    • A. 

      Incorporate scientific data and proven performance to substantiate product claims and imagery that respects women and social diversity.

    • B. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

    • C. 

      Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

    • D. 

      An environmental policy for which a producer’s responsibility is extended to the post-consumer stage of the life cycle “Polluter Pays” principle.

  • 25. 
    Select the best definition for Sustainable Consumption
    • A. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

    • B. 

      A technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from-cradle-to-grave.

    • C. 

      Profitable core business activities that tangibly expand opportunities for the low income and disadvantaged.

    • D. 

      An environmental policy for which a producer’s responsibility is extended to the post-consumer stage of the life cycle “Polluter Pays” principle.

  • 26. 
    Select the best definition for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
    • A. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

    • B. 

      A technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from-cradle-to-grave.

    • C. 

      Profitable core business activities that tangibly expand opportunities for the low income and disadvantaged.

    • D. 

      An environmental policy for which a producer’s responsibility is extended to the post-consumer stage of the life cycle “Polluter Pays” principle.

  • 27. 
    Select the best definition for Fair Trade
    • A. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

    • B. 

      A technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from-cradle-to-grave.

    • C. 

      A trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency, and respect, that seeks greater equity and contributes to sustainable development.

    • D. 

      Profitable core business activities that tangibly expand opportunities for the low income and disadvantaged.

  • 28. 
    Select the best definition for Biodiversity
    • A. 

      Recognizes that global consumption patterns are unsustainable and that consumers will need to change the way they choose, use and dispose of their products.

    • B. 

      A technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from-cradle-to-grave.

    • C. 

      The variety of all forms of life, from genes to species, through to the broad scale of ecosystems.

    • D. 

      Profitable core business activities that tangibly expand opportunities for the low income and disadvantaged.