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GEN BUS 360: Workplace Writing and Communication (Spring 2022)

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Harper’s Bazaar reported that recent consumer surveys showed that about a third of Americans want to make environmentally responsible purchases (Cohn, 2020, p. 58).

 

Many brands have stopped labeling their clothes as “sustainable” because it has become a meaningless buzzword and instead are trying to limit their carbon impact in measurable ways (Cohn, 2020, p. 59).

 

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Cohn, A.  (2020, November). Rethinking sustainability. Harper’s Bazaar, (3687), 58-59.

 

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The Economist suggested that lengthy prison sentences are a bad idea, in part, because “old codgers make costly prisoners” due to their healthcare needs (p. 14).

 

Lengthy prison sentences can be expensive because elderly prisoners often have extensive healthcare needs (“Pointlessly punitive,” p. 14).

 

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            Pointlessly punitive. (2021, July 10). The Economist, 440 (9253), 14.

 

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The Economist reported that, according to recent polling, one out of three Americans “deny that human-caused climate change exists” and that one in ten believe “the world’s climate is not changing, a view held most prominently by those on the political right” (“A third of Americans,” 2021).

 

Recent polling showed that one out of three Americans “deny that human-caused climate change exists” and that one in ten believe “the world’s climate is not changing, a view held most prominently by those on the political right” (“A third of Americans,” 2021).

 

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A third of Americans deny human-caused climate change exists: Daily chart. (2021, Jul 08). The Economist.

 

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As discussed in a Harvard Business Review article, a good way to foster collaboration is to put in the initial “sweat equity” (Clark, 2020).

 

Putting in “sweat equity” is a good way to encourage collaboration (Clark, 2020).

 

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Clark, D. (2020, December 15). 6 ways to convince someone to collaborate with you. Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2020/12/6-ways-to-convince-someone-to-collaborate-with-you

 

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The Economist stated that gas-powered automobiles will be eliminated from the EU “by 2035” (“Why the European Union,” 2021).

 

According to a new EU rule, “cars with internal combustion engines will disappear from European forecourts by 2035” (“Why the European Union,” 2021).

 

A new EU rule could eliminate gas-powered automobiles “by 2035” (“Why the European Union,” 2021).

 

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Why the European Union is a less-than-jolly green giant. (2021, July 17). The Economist.  https://www.economist.com/europe/2021/07/15/why-the-european-union-is-a-less-than-jolly-green-giant

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