Maharashtra State BoardHSC Commerce 12th Board Exam
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Justify the following statement. Business organisaitions should avoid environmental pollution and ecological imbalance. - Organisation of Commerce and Management

Answer in Brief

Justify the following statement.

Business organizations should avoid environmental pollution and ecological imbalance.

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Solution

  1. The functioning of business units and industrialization creates air, water, and sound pollution. The carbon particles, dust, harmful gases, chemicals, etc. create air pollution.
  2. Harmful chemicals, untreated sewage, industrial waste, fertilizers, pesticides, refuse, e-waste, etc. when get mixed with water, creates water pollution. Airplanes, motor vehicles, construction machines, and industrial equipment create sound pollution.
  3. The business organizations are expected to take all possible measures to prevent air, water, and sound pollution and to maintain the ecological balance. For the well-being of society, every organization should assist the concerned organizations engaged in pollution control programs such as plantation of trees, preservation of wildlife, and natural resources.
  4. Protecting the environment and maintaining the ecological balance in the following manner:
    (i) Business organizations save costs and money by minimizing waste.
    (ii) Business organizations that follow green practices (plantation of more and more trees) get support from customers.
    (iii) Business organizations that take precautions to protect the environment create awareness among
    employees.
    (iv) Protection of the environment process cut carbon emissions and create conditions for green growth which is beneficial to society.
    (v) Business organizations showing awareness of environment protection get support and encouragement from the government. Thus, business organizations should avoid environmental pollution and ecological imbalance.
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Balbharati Organisation of Commerce and Management (OCM) 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Social Responsibilities of Business
Exercise Q.5 | Q 4 | Page 131
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