Business Sustainability

Business Sustainability

Business sustainability ensures long-term viability, balancing economic growth, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship. Sustainable practices benefit the environment and society while enhancing competitive advantage and stakeholder trust. The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) model offers a framework for assessing a company’s impact on society and the environment.

Complete SLP 3 before Case 3

Case 3 Resources

Text:  Profiles in Business Ethics: Contemporary Thought Leaders  (2023)  Text:  The Lives of Ethical Philosophers  (2023)  Text:  2.3 Managing a Socially Responsible Business  (2023) Text:  5.8 Emerging Trends in Ethics, CSR, and Compliance  (2023)  The 3 Pillars of Corporate Sustainability  (2023)  What is Sustainability? How Sustainabilities Work, Benefits, and Example  (2023)  Insights on Sustainability  (2023)

Scholarly Readings:

Companies Could Benefit When They Focus on Employee Wellbeing and the Environment: A Systematic Review of Sustainable Human Resource Management  (2023) An overview on the role of innovation in making sustainable and future-ready businesses  (2023)

Case Assignment


Examine the significance of sustainability in business. Address the tangible and intangible benefits it offers, the challenges businesses might face when implementing sustainable practices, and the potential consequences for companies that neglect this aspect (1 page). Research required.

Overview of the ESG Model

Write an overview of the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) model, explaining its components, its significance in today’s business landscape, and its potential implications for the future of sustainable business practices (2 pages). Research required.


Explore the relationship between whistleblowers and the ESG model. Discuss how whistleblowers can bolster the integrity of this model by exposing shortcomings and malpractices (2 pages). Research required.

Research Requirements: A minimum of three sources are required with two from Trident Library’s full-text databases (Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, and/or Proquest Central).

All research for this case should have been published within the last two years.

No quotations are permitted in this paper. Since you are engaging in research, be sure to  cite  and  reference the sources in APA format . NOTE: Failure to use research with accompanying  citations  to support content will result in reduced scoring “Level 2-Developing” across the grading rubric. This is a professional paper, not a personal one based on feelings. The first half of the paper must be written in the third person. This means words like “I,” “we,” and “you” are not appropriate.

Assignment Expectations

Use the APA-formatted  ETH501 Case 3 template  to create your submission.

· The template is set up in APA 7: double-spacing, font, margins, headings, page breaks, APA help links.

Your submission will include:

· Trident University International’s cover page

· A paper with APA citations (2- to 3-sentence overview, 5-page body (plus examples), 2- to 3-sentence conclusion)

· The reference list page in APA format


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