Home Depot Swot Analysis

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The Home Depot: Ethics and Social Responsibilities Presented By Team Awesome: Dustin Arnold, Theodore Barnes, Emory Marshall, Millicent Reed February 12, 2015 MGMT 1100 Principles of Management Professor Chapman Georgia Piedmont Technical College Environmental Pollution: In 2010, the Home Depot had a case filed against them in California for selling products with volatile organic compound. The levels in the compound were higher than the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rules permitted. In 2011, a similar charge was filed against The Home Depot in the Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles. They charged that The Home Depot was involved in unfair business practices and false advertising while selling the volatile organic compound (The Home Depot, Inc. SWOT Analysis (2014) Home Depot SWOT Analysis, 1-9).…show more content…
In addition, The Home Depot paid $100,000 in investigative costs to the prosecuting agencies and $1.98 million dollars to SCAQMD in civil penalties and fees (The Home Depot, Inc. SWOT Analysis (2014) Home Depot SWOT Analysis, 1-9). The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is an agency that controls air pollution in Orange County, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. These counties are some of the smoggiest regions in the United States (Ramzel, R. C. (2011) Environmental Review of Permitted Pollution: Communities for a Better Environment V. South Coast Air Quality Management District. Energy Law Journal, 23(2), 589-602). In 2010, The Home Depot did not make responsible decisions or take proper precautions to protect the environment; however, it became a matter of ethics and poor judgment in 2011 when The Home Depot decided to use the same volatile compound with no regard to air quality or the

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