Business ethics (also corporate ethics) is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that arise in a business environment. It applies to all aspects of business conduct and is relevant to the conduct of individuals and entire organizations.
Sustainable trade implies a trading system that does not harm the environment or deteriorate social conditions while promoting economical growth. Trade is critical to global economic development and it has major implications for ecological sustainability and equity issues. Increased revenues from trade will be necessary to finance sustainable development in most Southern countries.