This assignment involves relating ethical behaviors in high-profile events, as well as examining regulatory and sustainability market approaches to business’s environmental responsibilities. Read each of the following questions before answering each one within a Word document. 1. Based on the response to Hurricane Katrina, what is the relationship between inefficiency and ethical behavior for leaders? How could the response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster have been more effective, and thus more ethical? Your response must be at least 200 words. 2. In considering the BP Oil Spill, what circumstances would ethically justify a government or private company in restricting information made available to the public during a disaster? At what point might other companies have an ethical right to intervene regarding environmental disasters? Your response must be at least 200 words. In the Word document, list your answers one after the other. Use Times New Roman, 12-point font, and double-spacing. There is no need to include a title page nor a references page. You are not required to perform research for this assignment; however, if you choose to perform research to answer these questions, use APA style to format your in- text and reference citations
The other justifiable reason is safety, government and the companies may be held responsible if anything happens to the media personalities. Restricting information may be necessary where the company in question and the government may be overwhelmed by the many media outlets yearning for answers and wanting to show other citizens the progress and effect of the disaster. BP’s aim of saving on costs and high production resulted in a decline in safety regulation in the refinery which was one of the causes of the spillage. This was unethical on the part of the executives. Companies have an ethical right to intervene regarding environmental disasters this is due to the moral and ethical obligations to the wildlife and the environment. The intervention may reduce further death and degradation of the environment. Groups and individuals may come up with solutions to deal with the effects of the disaster, provide relief and long-run recovery and rebuilding. Some disasters such as BP oil spillage may lead to the extinction of animals and plants. Due to oil’s viscosity, it tends to suffocate the biotic elements.