Using the Reactive-Defensive-Accommodative-Proactive Scale, assess the company's strategy and performance with environmental and employee stakeholders

1. On the Basis of Home Depot's response to environmentalist issues, describe the attributes (power, legitimacy, urgency) of this stakeholder. Using the Reactive-Defensive-Accommodative-Proactive Scale, assess the company's strategy and performance with environmental and employee stakeholders.

2. As a publicly traded corporation, how can Home Depot justify budgeting so much money for philanthropy? What areas other than the environment, disaster relief, affordable housing, and at-risk youth might be appropriate for strategic philanthropy by Home Depot?

3. Is Home Depot recessionary strategy of eliminating debt and halting growth a wise one? What would you recommend to the CEO?

Total response about 700 words.