Business Ethics

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S Question 1 | | 0.5 / 0.5 points |
"Doing more with less" has been an environmental guideline for decades. This version of the first principle is sometimes called:
Question options: | biomimicry. | | cradle-to-grave. | | cradle-to-cradle. | | eco- efficiency. | Hide Feedback | | | Three general principles will guide the move towards sustainability. Firms and industries must become more efficient in using natural resources; they should model their entire production process on biological processes; and they should emphasize the production of services rather than products. Versions of the first principle, sometimes called eco- efficiency, have long been a part of the environmental movement. "Doing more with less" has
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| | the economy is a subsystem within earth 's biosphere. | | resources are infinite. | | efficient markets need to be stabilized to ensure higher economic returns. | Hide Feedback | | | Daly argues that neoclassical economics, with its emphasis on economic growth as the goal of economic policy, will inevitably fail to meet these challenges unless it recognizes that the economy is but a subsystem within earth 's biosphere. |

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Which of the following statements is not a problem faced by the regulatory approach to environmental challenges?
Question options: | It underestimates the influence that business can have in establishing the law. | | This approach underestimates the ability of business to influence consumer choice. | | It established standards that effectively shifted the burden from those threatened with harm to those who would cause the harm. | | If we rely on the law to protect the environment, environmental protection will extend only as far as the law extends. | Hide Feedback | | | The environmental regulation enacted during the 1970s established standards that effectively shifted the burden from those threatened with harm to those who would cause the harm. This is not a problem associated with the regulatory approach but one of the changes that occurred after it was enacted. |

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