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Business Ethics and the Natural Environment / Edition 1

Business Ethics and the Natural Environment / Edition 1

by Lisa H. Newton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405116633

ISBN-13: 9781405116633

Pub. Date: 02/07/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Business Ethics and the Natural Environment examines the present status of relations between corporate enterprise and the natural environment in the world today.

•Discusses such questions as: What obligations does a corporation have toward the environment? To respect entities unprotected by law? To care about future generations?

•Argues

Overview

Business Ethics and the Natural Environment examines the present status of relations between corporate enterprise and the natural environment in the world today.

•Discusses such questions as: What obligations does a corporation have toward the environment? To respect entities unprotected by law? To care about future generations?

•Argues that environmentally-friendly business practices yield dividends exceeding expectations, and that the competitive firm of the 21st century will follow “green” standards

•Provides a background in ethics, a survey of business ethics, an account of environmental philosophy, an overview of environmental legal issues, and an account of the problems associated with globalization

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405116633
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/07/2005
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Ethics: Terms and Forms of Reasoning.

Case 1: New England Fisheries.

2. From Ethics to Business Ethics.

Case 2: Hooker Chemical and Love Canal.

3. From Ethics to Environmental Ethics.

Case 3: Great Apes as Bushmeat.

4. The Law and the Natural Environment.

Case 4: Pacific Lumber.

5. Green Strategies and New Opportunities.

Case 5: Ben & Jerry’s.

6. Globalizing: Environmental Problems Abroad.

Case 6: Shell Oil in Nigeria.

7. The Role of Civil Society Organizations.

Case 7: Monsanto and the GMOs.

8. Sustainability: The New Directions for Business.

Case 8: The Bronx Community Paper Company.

Bibliography.

Index

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