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Business Standards and Ethics Training

Compliance training, including training regarding the Company's Standards of Business Conduct and ethics, is provided to employees and Cast Members worldwide through the Company's learning management system known as Disney Development Connection. It is the Company's intent, through its compliance training, to ensure that all of its employees and Cast Members have the knowledge and training to act ethically and legally, in compliance with the Company's Standards of Business Conduct. See Amendments

Hiring Practices

It is the policy of The Walt Disney Company to provide equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

Human Resources

The Walt Disney Company's employees and cast members are essential to fulfilling our business goals. Our mission is to drive the people dimension of our business, consistent with Disney's culture and values. Click here for more information.

Harassment Prevention and Discrimination Policies

The Walt Disney Company's policy prohibits employees from harassing any other employee, guest or other person in the course of the company's business for any reason prohibited by law, including, but not limited to, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

Our Goal Disneys mission is to always deliver, with integrity, the most exceptional entertainment experiences for people of all ages. We hold our citizenship efforts to the same high standard. Ultimately, our goal is to be the most admired company in the world. We believe we can achieve this goal by conducting our business and creating our products in an ethical manner, and by promoting the happiness and well-being of kids and families by inspiring them to join us in creating a brighter tomorrow.

Ethical Conduct We believe that acting in an ethical manner and with respect for human rights is core to being a good corporate citizen. We strive to conduct business with honesty, integrity, and in compliance with the law everywhere we operate. Through reporting and stakeholder engagement, we strive to increase transparency and accountability. And internally, educating and informing employees about the importance of citizenship, we are able to leverage the intelligence, integrity, and passion of our workforce towards achieving our greater citizenship goals. The following are our goals for ethical conduct: Disclose relevant citizenship information in a timely manner Integrate citizenship into the day-to-day decision making of leadership Engage with our stakeholders on a regular basis Integrate citizenship into the responsibilities of every Disney employee Respect human rights within our operations

Board of Directors

CSR Profile of Disney Corporate Citizenship

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.

The June Edition of The Business Review USA is now live!-CSR

The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest and most wellknown corporations practicing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) all the way down the line in their business model. As the largest media and entertainment conglomerate in the world, and aside from its constant Imagineering, Disney has a tremendous responsibility to give back to those who have helped it become the powerhouse that it is today. In 2009, Disney was named a leader in Corporate Social Responsibility according to the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship and Reputation Institute. The Walt Disney Company mainly focuses on the environment, community, and labor standards while focusing heavily on volunteerism. The Company continues to give to charity, with an increased focus on natural disasters such as the earthquakes in Haiti in 2010. Jane Goodall Global Leadership Awards were presented on September 24, 2011 and the winner for Corporate Social Responsibility was The Walt Disney Company. This award honors a corporation or business that has taken significant steps to better our world through responsible business practices.

Volunteerism is a major focus for Disney, offering free tickets to a million people in exchange for a day of volunteer service from an organization of their choice. This encouraged over one million people in the United States to commit to service efforts to volunteer in their communities. The environment continues to be at the forefront of what Disney strives to protect. Their goal is to benefit their guests, employees and businesses, while making the Company a desirable place to work through their consumer social responsibility efforts. According to their website they strive to, reinforce the attractiveness of our brands and products and strengthen our bonds with consumers and neighbors in the communities the world over. Disney has focused on the environment from the beginning as is a reoccurring theme in business practices. Through motion pictures and television programming geared toward the environment, Disney encourages environmental education. Disneynature films, part of Walt Disney Motion Picture Studios, share compelling stories and immerse audiences in the natural world. Part of the proceeds from three Disneynature films to date Earth, Oceans, and African Cats have planted three million trees in Brazils threatened Atlantic Forest, protected 40,000 acres of coral reef in the Bahamas, and conserved 50,000 acres of savanna wildlife corridors in Africa. The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, established on Earth Day in 1995, supports efforts of local and global non-profits who protect wildlife, ecosystems, and make a positive impact on the community. Since its inception, the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has helped to support over $20 million in projects in over 112 countries.

The Disneys Animals, Science and Environment team connects Walt Disney Parks and Resorts guests and cast members with animals, plants and nature and inspires

them to positively impact the environment. Team members are responsible for animal care and health, science, and education programs at Disneys Animal Kingdom, Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge, The Seas with Nemo & Friends and The Tri-Circle D Ranch at Walt Disney World Resort; Disney Cruise Lines private island in The Bahamas Castaway Cay; and Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, in Ko Olina, Hawaii. The Animal Programs team participates in cooperative breeding programs with other zoological facilities at the other theme parks, and offers tours and education programs. Through these activities, they create magical memories for their guests, while also making a difference for conservation around the world. Through community outreach and collaboration, the Walt Disney Company continues its effort with Corporate Social Responsibility. According to the website, In addition to charitable giving, Disney supports local economies by contributing significant tax revenue and by consuming local goods and services. As an employer, we hire, train and support a workforce and its families. Our employees are active citizens, who show their care for the communities in which they live and work through civic engagement, volunteerism and tax contributions. The Company encourages their good deeds through its Disney VoluntEARS program. Disney maintains the highest ethical standards from theme parks to their consumer products and takes their corporate social responsibility seriously and with a great amount of pride.

Transcript of CSR of Walt Disney Company

The CSR of The Walt Disney Company Topics to be covered : Company Issue 1 - Human Rights Violations Issue Company Issue 2 Animal Protection Issue Conclusion About Walt Disney Company The issue of Walt Disney Company Criticism against organisation CSR activities of Walt Disney Company Walt Disney Response in respect to CSR The culture shift Implementing economic exploitation According to human rights campaigners, Disney Chinese factories using 14-year-old employees Routine excessive overtime Using poisonous chemicals and poor ventilation Suicidal of 1 worker after being repeatedly shouted by bosses CSR in the organization conduction for sustainable growth. It is not easy to implement the CSR culture, especially for a large multinational company as Walt Disney. There are a lot of issue in each country such as boycott in preserved animal e.g. whale. However, Walt Disney is trying to focus more and more on improving CSR culture regarding to green standard, animal rescue and etc. They should be succeeding in their goals due to good planing and managing style. Presented by : Nicole Prin Sylvia Company Overview The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. Founded on October 16, 1923. The company is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average Company Mission Statement " to be the one of world's leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer

products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world." "The Walt Disney Company is committed to balancing environmental stewardship with its corporate goals and operations throughout the worlds" CSR Mission Statement The Walt Disney Vision? Sacom (Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior) report that 'Disney Children's Books made with the blood, sweat and tears of young workers' HongKong Disneyland was opened on 12th September 2005 Upon to its opening day, it announced that it would serve shark's fin soup Outraged responses have arisen from environmentalists Paul Watson, "They say it's cultural. Does that mean Disneyland in Japan is now going to be having whale burgers?" Disney responses Boycott Homosexual employees Lesbian show host Portrayal of character, "beauty is good" stereotype Anti-Christian Boycott 1995 action of catholic league: Boycott call Posted on public Take out the advertisements catholic organization 1996 - Assemblies of God 1997 - Southern Baptists Actions of Walt Disney Company Deny Object Report Gay Rights Activities Any effect? Yes Recalled hip hop album gave up release 'dogma' No Baptist have criticized the boycott ends of boycott hidden message in Disney movie Walt Disney's CSR activities Animal Rescue Effort Project Green Culture Shift within Walt Disney Constraint for culture shift Aspiration to improve culture shifting THANK YOU