Just like there’s no such thing as a free lunch, for consumers, retailers and shippers, there’s no such thing as free shipping.
Enjoying rich returns from emerging market funds, Venezuela’s bondholders have ethical investing dilemmas because the cost could be starvation.
If we have a sand shortage, Olympic beach volleyball, new homes and roads, fracking, water filtration, and so much more will be affected.
Even in North Dakota where there is a ban on parking meters along town and city streets, there is no such thing as free parking.
Depending on its location, a supermarket’s grocery shelf space can have a high or low value that will determine its product placement.
While fossil fuels divestiture is called ethical investing, the tradeoff is also an ethical consideration that involves municipal pension obligations.
As much as ethics and healthcare, the triage during emergencies like Katrina is about cost, benefit and economic tradeoffs.