Problem

Unethical practices of transnational corporations


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Illegal multinational commerce
Corruption by international enterprises
Corporate intimidation
Social irresponsibility of transnational businesses
Incidence:

Move production to countries and localities where they can pay less than a living wage or use the threat of moving jobs to break up labor unions and bargain down wages. Gains from productive activity are thus shifted from working people to money people. Furthermore, the stress of attempt ing to maintain self and family on insecure jobs paying less than a family wage results in family breakdown and violence and depletes the social capital of society.

Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
17.06.2019 – 18:54 CEST