Environmental Disasters

Businesses have created a variety of environmental disasters throughout history. As the world becomes more industrialized, the potential for disaster increases. For this Discussion Board, you will explore the Exxon Valdez oil spill to see how it influenced the discussion of a companys duty to environmental stakeholders.

Click on and read the Alaska Oil Spill Commission Report:

Alaska Oil Spill Commission. (1990). Spill: The wreck of the Exxon Valdez. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/oil-spill/docs/alaska-commission-report.pdf

Who were the stakeholders in this incident? What should have been done to prevent this disaster? What responsibilities did Exxon have to future stakeholders? How did Exxon react to the disaster, and did they act responsibly before, during, and after this disaster?

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