The legal fiction of corporate personhood is important to understand when understanding corporate “behavior” (as if it is a human being or animal).
Incorporation exists as a way for individuals to avoid prosecution for problems caused by the corporation. The corporation is considered a separate individual with rights granted by the state.
Legally corporations are immortal. They do not need to die so long as they have an intact structure.
Having worked in a few corporations, including a rather large pharmaceutical company, I have a somewhat cold and dim view of the nature of corporations.
From my point of view, the natural morality of business is determined solely by lawsuit and avoiding lawsuit.
Barring lawsuit, anything is acceptable.
The people within a corporation may CHOOSE to follow a different path, but that is I believe its natural path.
Teaching human business people to bring human ethics into corporate operation and function is crucial if they wish to continue existing in the future.
People on the outside may not believe they are genuine in their intent because the natural morality of a business is simply to avoid the potential for lawsuit, however, it is important that they try.