Human and nonhuman animals in a posthuman reality: Accreditation schemes as voice?

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Abstract

This chapter argues that nonhuman animal interests are often silenced in the discourse of sustainable development. This includes the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that retain a limited agenda for global change, ignoring our posthuman reality. Using a posthuman affirmative ethical lens that recognises the interconnectedness of human-nonhuman wellbeing for more positive futures, our chapter explores whether marketplace collaborations between animal protection organisations (seemingly speaking on behalf of animal interests) and companies through accreditation schemes can be considered examples of posthuman affirmative ethics in practice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransformative Action for Sustainable Outcomes: Responsible Organising
EditorsMaria Sandberg, Janne Tienari
PublisherRoutledge
Publication date2022
Pages127-133
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter

Keywords

  • 512 Business and Management
  • Animals
  • posthuman
  • ethics
  • accreditation
  • voice

Areas of Strength and Areas of High Potential (AoS and AoHP)

  • AoS: Responsible organising

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