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Sustainable Enterprise Class

Clorox Bees, Cokewalla, and Tom’s of Colgate Posted By Liz Paxton Sustainable Enterprise is one of the custom core classes. Students must take 3 out of the 6 custom cores offered in Mods 3 and 4 of their first year. The class is very interesting and last class in particular got me thinking about the acquisitions of small, sustainable brands. When the question came up in class about large corporations that buy small, sustainable companies, I had a quick reaction, “I don’t like it.” However, just after I voiced my opinion I began to question myself to justify my emotional reaction with business arguments. What does this type of acquisition mean for the larger parent corporation? Why should customers interested Read More