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Sustainability and the Supply Chain

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Discuss why a sustainable business should be concerned about the nature of its suppliers and their operations. Is there an ethical imperative here? If so, does it extend to a responsibility (i.e. are businesses accountable for the behavior of their suppliers?)? If not, why?

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A brief discussion of the moral obligation of corporations to ensure the sustainability of the suppliers in the supply chain.

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