Dell’s Environmental Sustainability

Written Assignment #7: Dell’s Environmental Sustainability

Environmental sustainability is defined as responsible interaction with the environment to avoid depletion or degradation of natural resources and allow for long-term environmental quality. The practice of environmental sustainability helps to ensure that the needs of today’s population are met without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

Within our Thompson text, read Chapter 9 Assurance of Learning Exercise #1 related to Dell below.

Learning Exercise #1: Dell widely known as an ethical company; Dell recently committed itself to becoming a more environmentally sustainable business. Now, click on the website link ( and review About Dell section of its website, which will provide you with information to respond to the following:

· Prepare a list of 5 specific policies or programs that help Dell achieve its vision of driving social and environmental change while still remaining innovative and profitable.

· Describe how Dell’s environmental sustainability strategies provide valuable social benefits?

· Finally, explain how Dell’s strategies fulfill customer needs in a superior fashion while simultaneously sustaining competitive advantage?

· Incorporate concepts from our coursework (Thompson text and other material) from this week into your above responses.

Submission Details: 

· Your analysis should be 500 – 550 words

· Incorporate a minimum of at least one course and one non-course scholarly/peer reviewed source (Including weblink) in your paper.

· All written assignments must include a coverage page, introductory and concluding paragraphs, reference page, be double-spaced, and proper in-text citations using APA guidelines.



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