Businesses affect the local environment - both natural and social. Ethical businesses try to keep the impact of their operations on the environment to a minimum.
What are the unintended negative effects of business activity called?
Making a profit
Which of the following is NOT an example of a social cost?
Which of the following is an example of the social costs of opening a new factory?
Traffic congestion around the factory
What kind of site is used if a factory is built on developed land?
A brownfield site
A greenfield site
A development area site
What are resources that can only be used once called?
What is the name for the practice of meeting the needs of the present without compromising the future?
A social benefit
Which of the following is most likely to stop a new office from being built?
No government grants available
Planning permission is required
Which of the following is NOT an example of a social benefit following the successful opening of a new factory?
Increased profits for the factory's owners
New trade for suppliers
New jobs for local workers
What effect is the closure of a local factory likely to have?
A multiplier effect
Negative multiplier effect
Positive multiplier effect
Which of the following statements is NOT true. Wind turbines that generate electricity:
can result in visual blight.
are a source of non renewable energy.
are an example of sustainable business activity.