Nature continues to exist without us humans. There are cultures only since about 10,000 years ago, 4.300.000.000 Earth years! The definition of commercial value does not exist in the purpose-oriented nature (target: evolution, species conservation, food chain). Here are the parts and the whole right elegant-important – use! The food variety (bio diversity) knows not the people as creative Crown (values)! If we look at a company’s balance sheet, our nature (around world, Earth) costs us nothing! I mean not the price for E.g. 1 litre of water from our public utilities. We assess our natural resources with its decreasing bio-diversity still at zero cost! Why does a shareholder get E.g. 12% interest on the stock exchange before a sack of rice can serve as food? Values or values are ideas about properties (qualities: how?), things, ideas, relationships etc. Individual (social actors) or of social groups of people or a company attached to be, and which are the judgmental important and desirable.
Distinction is between values as a means (such as tool, money, laws), which get their value by their function (outer values) and values based on value experiences, have enshrined as a result of processed experiences a feeling (inner values such as friendship, love, justice, lust, happiness, well-being, harmony, duty, hardness, bravery in combat, discipline). You can also distinguish tangible and intangible values. Values are the constitutive elements of the culture, they define meaning and importance within a social system (Group, company, etc.). Values can be personal values (E.g. tact, trust, so what it is estimated at someone), material values (such as money, power, property), spiritual values (wisdom), religious values (faith strength) or moral values (Loyalty)? Source: wikipedia.de, extract occasionally find quantifiable objective values although entrance into global and national (macro economic) theories. But only the flattering costs for the exploitation and the transport and administrative costs (causality). The significantly higher costs for the replacement and the additional cost of the networking-related damages and their efforts (correlation) remain unbalanced in our creative accounting.