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NMIMS – Business: Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. “Business should provide goods and services in a manner that is sustainable and safe.” Prepare an executive summary (in your own words) to showcase how the company is delivering on this Principle 2 of the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct NGRBC) from the Business Responsibility & Sustainability Report – 2022-23 (BRSR) of a company of your choice. Choose any ONE listed company from the BSE/NSE list of top 100 companies by market capitalization. You must mention the name of the selected company and include the weblink to its BRSR. (You may also refer to the company website or its sustainability report for additional information on this principle and its indicators) DO NOT copy paste. (10 Marks)

2. Go through the ‘Corporate Governance’ section in the annual report (FY2022-23) of the company selected in Q1 and prepare an analytical write up (in your own words) on its corporate governance philosophy, each board member’s profile analysis in terms of whether they are executive, non-executive, or non-executive & independent, their skillsets/ competencies, the committees they are a part of in this company and their other board positions outside of this company. Conclude with your analysis/insights about the contribution that these board members make to their fiduciary duty of care and diligence as ‘trustees of social wealth’ on the board of this listed company. (You must go through their profiles as given on the company’s website in ‘investor’ section for additional relevant information). You must mention the name of the company and include the weblink to its annual report 2022-23. (10 Marks)

3. You are a sales manager in a mid-size IT company selling IT hardware. The purchase manager for a large company agrees to give you an order of Rs. 50 lakh (their first order with you) on the condition that you will agree to make a Rs. 50,000 donation to his favorite charity (NGO) that is supporting a local youth sports team being managed and trained by his wife.

a. What according to you is/are the ethical dilemma/s in this situation? (5 Marks)

b. Explain the step wise process of how will you handle this situation? (5 Marks)