Ssr Quiz: What Do You Know About Social Responsibility?

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This small quiz aims to test your knowledge regarding social responsibility in today's business world, but also in our everyday's life.
By being aware of our actions and its impact on our lovely world, we should all be capable to do the right thing. Small things might sometimes lead to major changes.
Doing well is about doing good, and by doing good, we will collectively do well.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does CSR stand for? 

    • A.

      Companies' Social Responsibility

    • B.

      Common Sense Responsibility

    • C.

      Corporate Social Revolution

    • D.

      Corporate Social Responsibility

    Correct Answer
    D. Corporate Social Responsibility
    Explanation
    CSR stands for Corporate Social Responsibility. This term refers to a company's commitment to operate ethically and contribute to the well-being of society. It involves taking responsibility for the company's impact on the environment, employees, customers, communities, and other stakeholders. By engaging in CSR, companies aim to make a positive difference in society while also enhancing their reputation and long-term sustainability.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is one of the major Fair-trade product companies? 

    • A.

      Sina Sarassin

    • B.

      Max Havelaar

    • C.

      Ben Kleinert

    • D.

      Paul Krugman

    Correct Answer
    B. Max Havelaar
    Explanation
    Max Havelaar originated from the coffee industry: the history of Fair Trade certification labels goes back to 1989, when a sharp crisis on coffee prices pushed growers largely in Central-/South America to poverty. The dutch organization Max Havelaar had the idea of differentiating that coffee, charging the final customer a little more, cutting off the middlemen and providing farmers a fair wage

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  • 3. 

    Alone in the US about 100 billion cups of coffee are used a year of which 16 billion are in disposable paper cups; enough to wrap the Earth 5 times! 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to carbonrally.com/, a website dedicated to educating the public about green issues, Americans drink more than 100 billion cups of coffee every year, 16 billion of which are purchased in disposable paper cups. Placed end-to-end, these cups would wrap around the Earth five times and weigh around 900 million pounds, equal to the combined weight of 927, 747 airplanes.

    It is estimated that in 2010, 23 billion disposable cups will be used in the United State alone. To make those 23 billion cups, 9.4 million trees will have to be cut down to harvest the 1.4 million tons of wood needed, equivalent to 352 Central Park’s worth of trees.

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  • 4. 

    About 20%of the world’s grain harvest is used to feed livestock (Livestock refers to one or more domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, fiber and labor.)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Actually, more than 1/3 of world's grain harvest is used to feed livestock. The impact of beef covers many issues today. Not only is land used up to grow grain to feed cattle, but additional land is of course required for pastures and grazing.
    The SSR committee does not condem meat consumption, but recommends when choosing beef, to prefer good quality beef from a local farmer in order to lessen its impact.

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  • 5. 

    What does the term ''green washing'' mean? 

    • A.

      To wash clothes ''green'', meaning respecting environment by using eco-labeled soap.

    • B.

      Scientist trying to convince the world of Climate Change

    • C.

      Governments hiding knowledge about environment

    • D.

      Companies using environmental and social initiatives as a marketing tool to have a better brand image among consumer

    Correct Answer
    D. Companies using environmental and social initiatives as a marketing tool to have a better brand image among consumer
    Explanation
    Caring for the environment is a major trend among conscious consumer: According to Euromonitor International, 52% of surveyed people in the US would spend more for local and sustainable food. Companies did also discovered this trend among consumer and thus, abuse it as a marketing tool to put themselves in a better light. This is called green washing. It is important for consumer, to be critical and look twice what actually lies behind a new marketing campaign.

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