Research and analyze an organization's 3BL and Stakeholders.

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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Triple Bottom Line and Stakeholder Analysis for 3M Conglomerate Introduction 3M is a multi-industrial and multi-national manufacturer of diverse products and services that operates in six segments of business including security, safety, and protection, electronics and communication, display and graphics, consumer and office, industrial and transportation, and healthcare (Theis 12).


Triple Bottom Line Analysis Profit In late 2012, 3M announced that, consistent with its marketplace presence and relevance building strategy, they would start aligning management and resources towards 5 groups of business including energy and electronics, safety and graphics, healthcare, industrial, and consumer. The conglomerate’s operation results have been managed based on the segment structure in existence throughout the year 2012. 3M results will be managed under this alignment on its coming into full effect by mid-2013. The conglomerate’s net income for 2012’s fourth quarter was $991 million compared to 2011’s fourth quarter net income of $954 million (Gibson 83). 4th quarter sales for 2012 increased by 4.2% to 47.4 billion from 2011, while there was a 4.3% growth in organic sales in local currency (Gibson 83). In this growth of organic local currency sales, the office and consumer segment led with an 8.7% growth; with increase in growth for office and stationery supplies, home improvement construction markets, and consumer healthcare. ...
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