Publishes original articles from a wide variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives concerning ethical issues related to business. The consideration of the ethics of an object becomes slightly less absurd if the object has the potential to do harm: a berry that is poisonous might do harm to someone who consumes it, a rock with a sharp edge might do harm to someone who treads upon it, a tree might do harm if it should fall upon someone.
Hanson serves as Honorary Chair of the Center for International Business Ethics in Beijing, China’s first center on business ethics, and on the board of the Skoll Community Fund, one of two entities which comprise the Skoll Foundation, which pioneered the concept of social entrepreneurship.
And in everyday life, causing a person to lose their job would be a terrible thing to do. But in business if you invent a better mousetrap and force makers of lesser mousetraps out of business, that’s considered entirely justified in the name of innovation.
The international deals are not only in relatively clean countries but also in countries that do not rank highly on the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index Furthermore, Trump’s business deals are in the real estate sector, one that has long been a locus of corruption worldwide.
Aligned with our Business Conduct Guidelines, we develop in 2013 the new Principles of Purchasing , in order to inform our suppliers about the ethical and legal requirements related with the challenges in their day-to-day business regarding to human rights and environmental sustainability.