Business Ethics and the Natural Environment

Business Ethics and the Natural Environment

Author(s): Lisa H. Newton

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405116626

Online ISBN: 9780470776452

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776452

About this Book

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

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