Journal of Business Ethics (2017) 146:255–256 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3662-8 EDITORIAL Thematic Symposium: Business Ethics, Peace and Environmental Issues (T0004) 1 2 Michael S. Aßländer · Tobias Gössling Received: 24 July 2017 / Accepted: 27 July 2017 / Published online: 23 August 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017 Large parts of the recent business ethics debate either focus level of moral awareness. In the following article, van den on ethical behavior in and of companies or discuss corporate Broek et al. (2017) analyze how corporations react to online duties vis-à-vis its stakeholders. Also theories on Corporate protests and how such protests may influence consumers’ Social Responsibilities or Corporate Citizenship often take a behavior. While, as the authors found, the negative effects management perspective putting duties of business organiza- on consumers’ buying decisions can be remedied more eas- tions in the center of their considerations. Less attention is ily, the negative effects on the brand image caused by online paid to the influence of business in the broader ecological protests will last longer. In their theoretical article on the and social context. Thus, for example, environmental threads interrelation between sustainability and well-being, Painter- such as ozone depletion or global warming are directly Morland et al. (2017) focus on
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