Definitions for "Teleological ethics"
A set of ethical beliefs based on the goodness or badness of consequences, whether actual, intended or predicted. For purposes here, restricted to consequences to individuals, in contrast to utilitarian ethics. Open to change according to empirical observation of outcomes (hence 'evidence based ethics').
End-based ethical systems or what is called consequentialism. An action's worth is determined by the consequences. ( telos means end)
Ethical theories which establish the rightness or wrongness of a given act by consideration of the consequences. see consequentialism, Utilitarianism