8 found
Sort by:
  1. Florian Wettstein (forthcoming). Morality Meet Politics, Politics Meet Morality: Exploring the Political in Political Responsibility. Business Ethics Journal Review.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  2. Florian Wettstein (2012). CSR and the Debate on Business and Human Rights. Business Ethics Quarterly 22 (4):739-770.
    Human rights have not played an overwhelmingly prominent role in CSR in the past. Similarly, CSR has had relatively little influence on what is now called the “business and human rights debate.” This contribution uncovers some of the reasons for the rather peculiar disconnect between these two debates and, based on it, presents some apparent synergies and complementarities between the two. A closer integration of the two debates, as it argues, would allow for the formulation of an expansive and demanding (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  3. Florian Wettstein (2012). Corporate Responsibility in the Collective Age: Toward a Conception of Collaborative Responsibility. Business and Society Review 117 (2):155-184.
    No categories
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  4. Florian Wettstein (2012). Silence as Complicity. Business Ethics Quarterly 22 (1):37-61.
    Increasingly, global businesses are confronted with the question of complicity in human rights violations committed by abusive host governments. This contribution specifically looks at silent complicity and the way it challenges conventional interpretations of corporate responsibility. Silent complicity impliesthat corporations have moral obligations that reach beyond the negative realm of doing no harm. Essentially, it implies that corporations have a moral responsibility to help protect human rights by putting pressure on perpetrating host governments involved in human rights abuses. This is (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  5. Florian Wettstein (2010). For Better or For Worse. Business Ethics Quarterly 20 (2):275-283.
    Do corporations have a duty to promote just institutions? Agreeing with Hsieh’s recent contribution, this article argues that they do. However, contrary to Hsieh, it holds that such a claim cannot be advanced convincingly only by reference to the negative duty to do no harm. Instead, such a duty necessarily must be grounded in positive obligation. In the search of a foundation for a positive duty for corporations to further just institutions, Stephen Kobrin’s notion of “private political authority” offers a (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  6. Florian Wettstein (2010). The Duty to Protect: Corporate Complicity, Political Responsibility, and Human Rights Advocacy. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 96 (1):33 - 47.
    Recent years have heralded increasing attention to the role of multinational corporations in regard to human rights violations. The concept of complicity has been of particular interest in this regard. This article explores the conceptual differences between silent complicity in particular and other, more "conventional" forms of complicity. Despite their far-reaching normative implications, these differences are often overlooked.Rather than being connected to specific actions as is the case for other forms of complicity, the concept of silent complicity is tied to (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  7. Florian Wettstein (2009). Beyond Voluntariness, Beyond CSR: Making a Case for Human Rights and Justice. Business and Society Review 114 (1):125-152.
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  8. Florian Wettstein (2008). Let's Talk Rights: Messages for the Just Corporation–Transforming the Economy Through the Language of Rights. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 78 (1-2):247 - 263.
    Neoliberal globalization has not yielded the results it promised; global inequality has risen, poverty and hunger are still prevailing in large parts of this world. If this devastating situation shall be improved, economists must talk less about economic growth and more about people’s rights. The use of the language of rights will be key for making the economy work more in favor of the least advantaged in this world. Not only will it provide us with the vocabulary necessary to reframe (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation