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Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

Jonathan Herring
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date: 26 June 2022

p. 36412. Business ethicslocked

p. 36412. Business ethicslocked

  • Jonathan HerringJonathan HerringProfessor in Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford

Abstract

This chapter examines the issue of business ethics. It first explains why business ethics matter. It then considers the notion of notion of corporate responsibility, and sets out policies and practices to ensure that businesses have an ethical dimension to their decision-making. The chapter explores the role of businesses in promoting worldwide social goods. It also considers the role of the lawyer in helping businesses to behave in an ethical way.

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