Conclusions and future perspectives


Barnett, M.L., 2019. The business case for corporate social responsibility: A critique and an indirect path forward. Business & Society, 58(1), pp.167-190.
The article re-positions arguments related to the business case for CSR by addressing the demands of wider stakeholders beyond organisations’ primary stakeholders.

Dierksmeier, C. and Seele, P., 2018. Cryptocurrencies and business ethics. Journal of Business Ethics, 152(1), pp.1-14.
This article addresses the impact of blockchain technology on the nature of financial transactions from a business ethics perspective.

Evans, S., Vladimirova, D., Holgado, M., Van Fossen, K., Yang, M., Silva, E.A. and Barlow, C.Y., 2017. Business model innovation for sustainability: Towards a unified perspective for creation of sustainable business models. Business Strategy and the Environment, 26(5), pp.597-608.
This paper develops a unified theoretical perspective for understanding business model innovations that lead to better organizational economic, environmental and social performance.

Fatma, M. and Rahman, Z., 2015. Consumer perspective on CSR literature review and future research agenda. Management Research Review, 38(2), pp.195-216.
This study presents a taxonomical classification of literature on consumer perspectives towards corporate social responsibility and future research agenda.

Flyverbom, M., Deibert, R. and Matten, D., 2019. The Governance of Digital Technology, Big Data, and the Internet: New Roles and Responsibilities for Business. Business & Society, 58(1), pp.3-19.
This article outlines the ethical and governance related issues that have arisen from technological developments related to the internet and big data.

Ghobadian, A., Money, K. and Hillenbrand, C., 2015. Corporate responsibility research: Past—present future. Group & Organization Management, 40(3), pp.271-294.
This article traces the development of business and society literature as well as discussing how changes in the business environment will shape future research.

Martí, I., 2018. Transformational business models, grand challenges, and social impact. Journal of Business Ethics, 152(4), pp.965-976.
This article introduces two conceptual categories of business model, as well as identifying four elements that can contribute to emerging research and inform practice on transformational business models.

Martin, C.J., 2016. The sharing economy: A pathway to sustainability or a nightmarish form of neoliberal capitalism?. Ecological economics, 121, pp.149-159.
This article presents an analysis of the online sharing economy discourse, in particular focusing on the role of the sharing economy in relation to sustainability.

Murray, A., Skene, K. and Haynes, K., 2017. The circular economy: An interdisciplinary exploration of the concept and application in a global context. Journal of Business Ethics, 140(3), pp.369-380.
This paper traces the conceptualisations and origins of the circular economy, as well as addressing its inherent tensions and limitations.

Seele, P., 2018. What makes a business ethicist? A reflection on the transition from applied philosophy to critical thinking. Journal of Business Ethics, 150(3), pp.647-656.
This article discusses the transition that business ethics has undergone since its inception as well as examining an updated positioning of business ethics.

Schaltegger, S., Hansen, E.G. and Lüdeke-Freund, F., 2016. Business models for sustainability: Origins, present research, and future avenues.
This editorial discusses how research into business models for sustainability has evolved as well as the potential, future avenues such research may take.

Sutter, C., Bruton, G.D. and Chen, J., 2019. Entrepreneurship as a solution to extreme poverty: A review and future research directions. Journal of Business Venturing, 34(1), pp.197-214.
This article reviews the literature on entrepreneurship and poverty alleviation, identifying three key perspectives regarding the means by which entrepreneurship can alleviate poverty.