Corporate Social Responsibility Essay
The Warehouse was established in 1982 to operate some discount stores. The company has over 7,600 employees in the all network stores and has 253 stores through New Zealand from Kataia in the North Island to Invercargill …show more content…
In terms of the Warehouse’s contribution to the community and society, they have different programs to support the community such as “Clean – up New Zealand”, project Kiwi, the donations from coin boxes, plastic bags sales, free –planting scheme, barbecues etc. They sponsored some big community organizations, such as De Paul House and Mana Enterprise (Society and Environment Report 2009). The majority of donations that the company makes do not come from the company’s profit, but it comes from the promotions what attract their customers. Again, it shows as long as it does not hurt the profit, the Warehouse will be happy to contribute to the community and the society.
The fourth activity is dealing with their employees. The Warehouse states and shows in their reports that their employees are important part of their business. The quote states in the Social and Environmental Report 2009: “We enjoy success through working together as a team”. The company also promotes programs such as “Teamsafe” and “Movesafe”. This last activity is again an example the main motive of the