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Dialogues: Undergraduate Research in Philosophy, History, and Politics

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Hey Google: The Business Case Of Environmental Sustainability In Developing Corporate Social Responsibility, Shawna-Rae Mclean Jan 2019

Hey Google: The Business Case Of Environmental Sustainability In Developing Corporate Social Responsibility, Shawna-Rae Mclean

Dialogues: Undergraduate Research in Philosophy, History, and Politics

What Google wants is to power the world with technology, namely their technology, and in doing so make the world’s information universally accessible and useful (Google, 2017). With a lofty goal of empowering four billion global citizens (adding to the existing three billion) with the benefits of information, their business case strategy has become one of sustainability (Google, 2017). The company realizes that the necessary resources for their technology, energy and water, are becoming increasingly scarce (Google, 2017; Hensel, 2011). Additionally, Google acknowledges the impacts and externalities of the creation of technologies on the environment, specifically its contributions to ...