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Helene V. SmooklerThe Sohagi Law Group, PLC
TOPICSI. DefinitionsII. American and Ethics and MoralityIII. Sustainability and Ethics    A. Case Study Sampler    B. Coal...
Topics (con’t)    E.    19th Century       1. Capitalism to Marxism       E.    Thoreau    F. 20th Century       1.    Ear...
Topics (con’t)VIII.   Individual Responsibility: Professional Codes of        Ethics   A.   Planners   B.   Public Adminis...
The Gulf Oil “Spill”                   Quiz You are mad as he*% at :    __________________________________    _________...
Copyright (c) 2010 Creators Syndicate   6
Copyright Cagle Cartoons   7
Coppyright (c) Creators Syndicate   8
The Gulf Oil Spill What ethical issues, if any, are involved? Who bears the responsibility? What is the best course of ...
DEFINITIONS              10
Ethics Rules of conduct or moral principles that guide individual  or group behavior. Branch of philosophy which seeks t...
Business Ethics* Rules of conduct or moral principles that guide individual or group behavior. The focus in business ethi...
Environmental                     Ethics The branch of ethics that examines the questions of  moral right and wrong relat...
Sustainability Sustainability: “Meeting the needs of the present  without compromising the ability of future  generations...
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT       DIMENSIONS                          15
Sustainability Ethics A new discipline that analyzes the issues regarding our moral obligations to future generations wit...
Thank you for viewing our presentation of          Sustainability Ethics      If you are interested in this seminar, the n...
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Sustainability Ethics

This one-day seminar provides a basic understanding of sustainability ethics and how it differs from more established forms of applied ethics, such as environmental ethics and business ethics. Specifically, what ethical obligations fall on sustainability professionals to think systemically, taking into account the potential impacts of what they recommend or do? Students explore the social and environmental consequences of particular decisions and actions based on case studies from around the globe.

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Sustainability Ethics

  1. 1. Helene V. SmooklerThe Sohagi Law Group, PLC
  2. 2. TOPICSI. DefinitionsII. American and Ethics and MoralityIII. Sustainability and Ethics A. Case Study Sampler B. Coal in Appalachia Case Study/Role PlayIV. Source of Ethics or Moral Principles: Motivations for Behaving Ethically A. The Greeks B. Religions C. Renaissance D. Hobbes. Locke & Rousseau 2
  3. 3. Topics (con’t) E. 19th Century 1. Capitalism to Marxism E. Thoreau F. 20th Century 1. Early v. Late 20th CenturyV. EnvironmentalismVI. SustainabilityVII. ScienceVIII.Environmental Justice A. Century Freeway Case B. Community Benefits Agreements C. Laws & Regulations 3
  4. 4. Topics (con’t)VIII. Individual Responsibility: Professional Codes of Ethics A. Planners B. Public Administrators C. Engineers D. AttorneysIX. Proposed Sustainability Codes of Ethics A. Hannover Principles B. Professional Code of Ethics for Sustainability ProfessionalsX. Paradigm for Ethical Decision MakingXI. Solar in Desert Case Study/Role PlayXII. Suggested Readings 4
  5. 5. The Gulf Oil “Spill” Quiz You are mad as he*% at :  __________________________________  __________________________________  __________________________________ You are mad because:  __________________________________  __________________________________  __________________________________ We should immediately do the following:  __________________________________  __________________________________  __________________________________ 5
  6. 6. Copyright (c) 2010 Creators Syndicate 6
  7. 7. Copyright Cagle Cartoons 7
  8. 8. Coppyright (c) Creators Syndicate 8
  9. 9. The Gulf Oil Spill What ethical issues, if any, are involved? Who bears the responsibility? What is the best course of action?  For individuals?  For organizations?  For nations? What is the likelihood of success? 9
  10. 10. DEFINITIONS 10
  11. 11. Ethics Rules of conduct or moral principles that guide individual or group behavior. Branch of philosophy which seeks to address questions about morality, concepts like good and bad, right and wrong, justice, virtue, etc. (also known as moral philosophy). The study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct; Morality; the standards that govern the conduct of a person, especially a member of a profession. 11
  12. 12. Business Ethics* Rules of conduct or moral principles that guide individual or group behavior. The focus in business ethics is on awareness of organization values, guidelines and codes, and behaving within those boundaries when faced with dilemmas in business or professional work. (SHRM) 12
  13. 13. Environmental Ethics The branch of ethics that examines the questions of moral right and wrong relating to the management, protection, or endangerment of the natural environment. A cluster of beliefs, values and norms regarding how humans should interact with the environment. 13
  14. 14. Sustainability Sustainability: “Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” (Brundtland Report to the United Nations, 1987) Sustainable living or development: “Living on the Earth’s income, not its capital.” (James Garvey, Ethics of Climate Change) 14
  15. 15. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DIMENSIONS 15
  16. 16. Sustainability Ethics A new discipline that analyzes the issues regarding our moral obligations to future generations with respect to the environment. 16
  17. 17. Thank you for viewing our presentation of Sustainability Ethics If you are interested in this seminar, the next offering will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 REG# V9288 | $350 | 808 Law | 0.6 CEU 6 hrs of CM credit for AICP certified planners | 6 hrs of MCLE credit Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107 | 10920 Lindbrook Drive, Los Angeles, CA Enroll: Call (310) 825 - 9971 or go to www.uclaextension.edu Phone: (310) 825-7885 | Website: www.uclaextension.edu/publicpolicy Blog: www.uclaextensionppp.wordpress.com | Twitter: www.twitter.com/unexpubpolAddress: UCLA Extension Public Policy Program, 10995 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 413, Los Angeles, CA 90024

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This one-day seminar provides a basic understanding of sustainability ethics and how it differs from more established forms of applied ethics, such as environmental ethics and business ethics. Specifically, what ethical obligations fall on sustainability professionals to think systemically, taking into account the potential impacts of what they recommend or do? Students explore the social and environmental consequences of particular decisions and actions based on case studies from around the globe.

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