But it does, if there are other issues at stake as well – community, the corrosive corruption of power, even serendipity. Without being perceived as a sign of economic strength, social responsibility has today the form of corporate civic – a way to create stable and profitable business relationship for all parties, a non-aggressive way, less harmful to work around the community, a friendly way of communication with society.
It disregards the utilitarian concern for the consequences of an unsafe working environment on the social fabric, the resulting product or service created, the morale of the workforce, the community and other large-scale results of an unhealthy workplace.
II. A corporate organization acts” only if (1) certain human individuals in the organization performed certain actions in certain circumstances and (2) our linguistic and social conventions lay down that when those kinds of individuals perform those kinds of actions in those kinds of circumstances, this shall count as an act of their corporate organization.
A responsible business can contribute to a successful evolution to a market economy by improving its business performance; by helping build social capital in its economy; and by working with leaders in business, government, and civil society to develop essential market-oriented institutions.
It was suggested that, when considering the ethics of consequences , that there is limited value in considering the consequences of past actions, except as a method of deriving guidance, from experience, for making decisions that will have consequences in the future.