Video and Multimedia
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“TOMS Shoes: Why Buy One, Give One Companies Don’t Help Anyone,” TruTV, September 25, 2015 (4 minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hX0g66MWbrk
This video is a good example of why for-profit firms create more value than charitable organizations and, as such, why philanthropy is not a central part of strategic CSR.
Case Study: Supply Chain
“Can garment factories pay a living wage and still compete in the global economy?” Newshour, PBS, February 18, 2014 (8 minutes),
“At $3 an hour, the workers at the Alta Gracia garment factory in the Dominican Republic are earning enough to feed a family of five. But after three years, this new, living wage–based business model has yet to turn a profit as global competition has pushed thousands of jobs to lower-cost countries. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.”
“Fashion,” Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, HBO, April 26, 2015 (17 minutes), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdLf4fihP78
A look at the supply chain of the fashion industry.
Caution: This is a comedy program and involves strong language.