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Maharashtra Govt. Reg. No.: F-11724
AN ISO 9001 : 2008 CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL B-SCHOOL
SUBJECT: BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
(MARKS : 80) GROUP A: CASE 1 Q1) Imagine that you are in-charge of a major chemical plant, manufacturing points. At present, the general awareness about the mandatory requirements for chemical industry is very low. Even if the compliance record is maintained, it is not disclosed to all employees. (25 marks) In a recent seminar of the company, many experts from industry associations like Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), conducted the seminar. The dangers of non-compliance of ISO 14001 EMS certification and Trade Sanctions, which are likely to increase, were discussed. Even the senior managers were involved and a lot of serious discussions took place. After a span of one month, the In-charge (i.e. you!) received a call from the top management, who want you to find out more about the ISO Certification. The management, wants to help you, with the help of other employees to list the critical aspects that have potential environmental impact. You may be feeling that you have only some vague ideas about air pollution in paint industry and water pollution, due to paint manufacture. You may also recall the newspaper clipping on internationalization of paint manufacturing practices, which states the following points: i) ii) iii) iv) v) What are the activities that are critical to the company’s environmental management certification? List the activities which have potential environmental impacts in a pint industry. List the legal requirements. Is there a trade related issue involved in this case Explain, how your company can prepare itself towards certification.
CASE 2 :
Questions : i) From Bhopal Tragedy. spreading within 8 km down wind. 1983 a dangerous chemical reation occurred in the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. XYZ Co has always upheld the spirits of freedom.30 pm. (10 Marks) . even if it could bring good profits. when a large amount of water got into the MIC i. XYZ has immense potential for providing consultancy services in the African nations and South East Asian countries. XYZ Co.Q2) XYZ company is an equal opportunity employer. The Bhopal disaster was a result of the combination of legal. About 40 tons of MIC poured out of the tank for nearly 2 hours and escaped into air. About 4000 people were killed in sleep or as they fled in terror. their eyes began to tear and burn. fair practices and fair treatment to all employees. The long term effects were made worse by the absence of systems to care for and compensate the victims. (15 Marks) Also. Study the case deeply and state what were the defects of MIL unit.. human welfare. c) The country and the collaborating company are not responsible if any accident or any other untoward incidents take place. When the leak was detected by workers at 11. caused death and left the survivors with lingering disability and diseases. The rest is history. is a major IT solution provider. b) Women managers should not accompany the team. the safety standards and maintenance procedure at the Union Carbide plant had been deteriorating and ignored for months. Also. which could cover be useful to a chemical company. what an industrial manager learns? What safety procedures are to be followed. In view of this case. organizational and human errors. has never involved itself in any study deals. prepare a disaster management plan. XYZ Co. a) Employees should not bring families with them during the assignment. hundreds of thousands were injured or effected the victims who were almost entirely the poorest members of the population. Please answer the following questions : i) Should XYZ Co take up the assignment? ii) How can XYZ Co maintain business viability and growth without compromising on basic rights and values enshrined? In the mission statement of the company? iii) What alterations may be sought in the agreement and why? GROUP – B Environmental Pollution: CASE 3 Q3) On the night of December 23. A request was received from an African country. technological. It has the image of a socially responsible company in India. The following conditions are to be fulfilled. Methyl Isocyanate storage tank. The poisonous gas.e. stating that they have an assignment for two years.
v) What are the tenets of Risk management – explain the steps involved through a chart. key points to remember while conducting an effective EIA.Q 4) i) List the methods of waste management in the order of preference. (2 Marks) iv) Compare and contrast “polluter pays principle” with “beneficiary pays principle”. (5 Marks) ii) What are the advantages of solid waste incernaton? (5 Marks) iii) Define hazardous waste (5 Marks) iv) List the legal provisions in the Environment Protection Act pertaining to hazardous waste (5 Marks) Q 5) i) Discuss the role of CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) in the pollution control activities in India. (2 Marks) ii) Mention the salient points of the 3 Acts : (2 Marks) • The Air (prevention and control of pollution) Act 1981 • The Water (prevention and control of pollution) Act 1974 • The Environment (Protection) Act 1986 iii) Explain the very elements of EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) – different types of Impact Assessments – the benefits of EIA – The EIA process. (2 Marks) (2Marks) .