Environmental Ethics and Business

Lisa H. Newton

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780195307955
Published online January 2010 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Environmental Ethics and Business

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This article examines the patterns of interaction between the for-profit corporation and the natural environment and its protectors. It traces the history of concern about the environment and evaluates corporate responses to environmental regulation and other environmental initiatives. It discusses the new ethical frameworks in which the natural environment must be included and the emerging environmental agenda to be addressed in the twenty-first century.

Keywords: for-profit corporation; natural environment; environmental regulations; ethical frameworks; environmental initiatives

Article.  10204 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Social and Political Philosophy

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