Do companies put profit over social conscience?

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  • 5 months ago
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    Social conscience is nice, and I do think there are more and more companies making it a priority, but at the end of the day profit is what keeps the doors open.

  • 5 months ago

    Some do and others do no.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Everyone is replaceable, employers don’t give 2 shïts about employees.

  • In
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    5 months ago

    Social conscience looks good on a press release, but it doesn't pay dividends to the stockholders.

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  • 5 months ago

    People who run companies have a fiduciary responsibility to make as much profit as possible for the investors.

    Sometimes "social conscience" can be consistent with maximum profit.

    More often, something like "social conscience" is used by companies as virtue signalling, not meaning anything but sucking easily-fooled people into thinking a company is "responsible," or "green," or whatever the popular virture signaling of the day is. That's why most "green" products are overpriced and don't work.

    • Nuff Sed
      Lv 7
      5 months agoReport

      Not every company has "investors", so your logic is a bit flawed.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    In general, yes.

    Even if the company has a social conscience, they can't affect the change they want if they do not exist.

  • 5 months ago

    Only if they want to stay in business. Making a profit is how they do that.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    'social conscience' usually never enters the equation ................................

  • 5 months ago

    Yes Boeing is one ...............

  • 5 months ago

    If they don't, they won't be around for long, no?

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