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Easy on the Wallet or Easy on the Earth : A Case About Ethics in Sourcing

TitleEasy on the Wallet or Easy on the Earth : A Case About Ethics in Sourcing
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsSkarzynski, M
Corporate AuthorsMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University,
PublisherMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsbusiness , ENVIRONMENTAL , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics
AbstractFashionforward! is an online auction site where those who have more style than money can bid on designer apparel. For a marketing campaign, Carly LeBlanc, a student intern at the company, promised a number of sororities that she would give all their members free Fashionforward! t-shirts with the name of the sorority on it. When ordering these t-shirts, LeBlanc had the choice of ordering shirts from a low-cost company in China or from a fair-trade company in San Francisco, who provides safe conditions and higher wages for their workers. Who should she order from?
URLhttp://www.scu.edu/ethics/practicing/focusareas/business/sourcing.html
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