Business Ethics and the Natural Environment / Edition 1

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Overview

An excellent resource for students, this book provides a full background in ethics, an overview of business ethics, environmental legal issues and environmental philosophy, and an account of the problems associated with globalization and the response of nongovernmental organizations.
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“With business’s renewed focus on sustainable growth, Newton’s hopeful book comes at the right time, providing us theoretically sound, eloquently presented, and practically wise frameworks and conclusions.” Dennis J. Moberg, Santa Clara University, and President, Society for Business Ethics

“This excellent book perfectly balances philosophical and case study analysis to help students explore within today’s political and legal framework the responsibilities of business and of individuals to the natural environment.” Mark Sagoff, University of Maryland

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405116633
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/7/2005
  • Series: Wiley Desktop Editions Series , #25
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Ethics : terms and forms of reasoning 10
Case 1 : New England fisheries 25
2 From ethics to business ethics 48
Case 2 : hooker chemical & love canal 77
3 From ethics to environmental ethics 81
Case 3 : great apes as bushmeat 103
4 The law and the natural environment 114
Case 4 : Pacific lumber and the law 134
5 Green strategies and new opportunities 144
Case 5 : Ben & Jerry's 163
6 Globalizing : environmental problems abroad 170
Case 6 : Shell Oil in Nigeria 191
7 The role of civil society organizations 199
Case 7 : Monsanto and the genetically modified organisms 216
8 Sustainability : the new directions for business 220
Case 8 : the Bronx community paper company 229
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