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Ethical Duties of Businesses

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Do businesses have any direct ethical duties to living beings other than humans? Support your answer with at least three reasons to justify your position.

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I think that businesses have direct ethical duties to living beings other than humans, due to the fact that wildlife and other nonhuman living beings have an equal right to enjoy the environment and ecosystem, which means that businesses do ...

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