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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Author Biography - Lisa H. Newton
Lisa H. Newton is Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Program in Applied Ethics, and Director of the Program in Environmental Studies at Fairfield University; she is also an Associate in Medicine at Yale Medical School. Her work includes Ethics and Sustainability: Sustainable Development and the Moral Life (2003), Wake Up Calls: Classic Cases in Business Ethics (2nd edn., 2003), and Taking Sides: Controversial Issues in Business Ethics and Society (8th edn., 2004).