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让道德光辉照亮实验动物/Let Morality Shine on experimental animals
2011 winning paper corporate social responsibility
3/15/13 10:09 AM




The Paper “Let Morality Shine on experimental animals”, written by Tao Tao from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, is the Winner’s Prize of 2011 Collegiate Corporate Social Responsibility Essay Competition, which is organized by the Center for International Business Ethics at UIBE, Beijing. The whole paper can be found in the attachment.

Let Morality Shine on experimental animals

Abstract: since the reform and opening up, China’s economy has grown rapidly, people’s living standard is highly improved, and great progresses have been achieved in legal construction. In addition, China has put forward the ideals of “harmonious society” and “cooperation social responsibility” and carried out scientific approach with great effort. Chinese people have all recognized that ecology must be protected and human beings must live in harmony with nature and animals. As the driving force of economic growth, enterprises have been aware of the importance of a harmonious relationship with surroundings and animals in their production and sales. However, at the beginning of 2012, the extracting of bear bile by Fujian Guizhentang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd raised the attention of Animals Asia Foundation and people with social responsibility, which became a hot topic on internet. The event made us fully aware that people’s morality and voluntary action play a limited role in protecting the welfare of animals, especially the welfare of experimental animals which is connected with the life and health of human beings. Legal system is necessary in achieving this goal.

Key words: Experimental animal; Animal welfare; Restructuring of institution
Attachments: Let Morality Shine on experimental animals.pdf (247.6k)