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Whole Foods Market, Inc.
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Background Information Concisely describe Whole Foods Market Inc.  business product, service, or other idea from the business plan  make sure to include the target stakeholders and their relationship to the mission, vision, and values of Whole Foods Market Inc.

Trends Business Environment: Analyze the current internal and external factors related to the business environment of Whole Foods Market Inc. Description: describe the trends in corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and business ethics that will impact your business. Impact: What will be the impact of these trends on your company, and how can your company prepare for the impact?

Ethics   Issues: Describe the potential business ethics and regulatory issues that could impact your business. How could these ethics and regulatory issues affect your corporate strategy, brand development, and decision-making processes? Alignment: How will you align your corporate strategy, brand development, and decision-making processes to the business ethics and regulatory issues that you described? Sustainability: How will the alignment of corporate strategy, brand development, and decision-making processes to the business ethics and regulatory issues you described optimize the sustainability of your business?

Decision Making  Decisions: Based on the potential business ethics and regulatory issues that you previously described, what are the business decisions that you will need to make? What processes will be used to make these decisions?   Culture: How will these decisions and processes impact business sustainability and elements of corporate culture such as corporate citizenship, philanthropy, community involvement, the environment, and causal support? Stakeholders: How will stakeholder groups be affected by these decisions and processes? For example, will any groups be alienated?  

Impact  Community: Evaluate how the business ethics and regulatory issues that you previously described will impact the community served by your business or the community where your business is located. Global Environment: Evaluate how the business ethics and regulatory issues that you previously described will impact the global environment of your business

Outcomes  Efforts: Describe the cultural awareness and civic engagement efforts in which your business will be involved. What is the best desired potential outcome of these cultural awareness and civic engagement efforts?  Alignment: How do these efforts align to the corporate mission, vision, and values? Impact: How will the alignment of the cultural awareness and civic engagement efforts with corporate mission, vision, and values improve corporate exposure and profits? In your response, you could consider the impact of the alignment of concepts such as return on investment, sustainability, and the community served by the business.

Conclusion What will be the intrinsic and extrinsic rewards for your company if the company implements the ideas in this CSR addendum? Consider both your own personal ethics and best practices in CSR in your response

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