Business, ethics, and the environment : imagining a sustainable future

TitleBusiness, ethics, and the environment : imagining a sustainable future
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsDesJardins, JR
Series TitleBasic ethics in action;
PublisherPearson/Prentice Hall
Place PublishedUpper Saddle River, N.J.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN NumberISBN: 9780131891746 (pbk
Accession Number76073935
Keywords-- , aspects. , aspects.; , business , business.; , development.; , economics.; , enterprises , ENVIRONMENTAL , INDUSTRIAL , management , of , protection.; , RESPONSIBILITY , SOCIAL , sustainable
AbstractThis volume examines business and management ethics from the viewpoints of sustainability and sustainable development. The author looks at how some companies are already adopting sustainable business practices, and reasons that in the very near future, economic institutions will be judged by how well they meet environmental and ethical goals, along with their current economic goals.
Notesill. ; 23 cm.The coming age of sustainable business -- The biosphere : facts and values -- Economic growth, free markets, and business responsibility -- The failure of market-based policies -- Ecological economics and sustainable business ethics -- The "business case" for sustainability and sustainable business models -- Sustainable production and sustainable products -- Sustainable consumption -- Creating sustainable professions and sustainable communities.Includes bibliographical references and index.Joseph R. DesJardins. More Records: Show record informationInternet resource (url)Book; Internet Resource Date of Entry: 20061106
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