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Transnational Corporations and Uneven Development (RLE International Business) :: <P>Is the transnational coporation (TNC) an engine of growth capable of eliminating international economic inequalities or a major obstacle to development through a massive drain of surplus to advanced countries? This book presents five different perspectives on the role of TNCs: </P> <P></P> <UL> <P> <LI>Neo-Classical</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>Global Reach</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>Neo-Imperialist</LI> <P></P>...

from Mail Online

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Zara quits high-tech firm post Chinese takeover

Olympic silver medallist Zara Philips, 35, above, has resigned as a director of the Mayfair technology company Xinex Corporation, just over a year after she accepted a well-paid directorship advising the internet venture on ‘equestrian-related interests’. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3760917/SEBASTIAN-SHAKESPEARE-Zara-Phillips-quits-high-tech-firm-Chinese-takeover.html#ixzz4IWqjLhqY Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

from the Guardian

How activism forced Nike to change its ethical game

Many large corporations have built factories in developing countries such as China, where they can get away with paying workers little to nothing for long working hours and harsh working conditions. One company that came under fire for sweatshops was Nike, who moved their factories from the US to Taiwan, Vietnam, China and South Korea to bypass US working regulations. Campaigns spread word about Nike’s child labour and unethical practices, damaging their reputation and forcing them to repair…

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Corporate sustainability and social responsibility is the way in which business creates integrated value in society through economic development, good governance, stakeholder responsiveness and environmental improvement. http://www.omnex.com/training/iso26000/iso_26000_SocialResponsibility_Sustainability.aspx

The United Sioux Tribes, based in Pierre, South Dakota, is a development corporation with eleven member Tribes. Formed in May, 1970, to "promote the general welfare, health, economic development, educational opportunities, and provide assistance" to its members, it can speak as a single voice when there is agreement on a subject. The current members, all from South Dakota, are: Cheyenne River, Crow Creek, Devil's Lake, Santee, Lower Brulé, Oglala, Rosebud, Sisseton, and St.Rock

Today Hillary Clinton criticized Donald Trump’s proposal to reduce the corporate income tax rate. In a Monday speech at the Detroit Economic Club, Trump reaffirmed his commitment to lowering taxes for ALL businesses. This is welcome news because America has the highest tax rates for businesses in the developed world.

No peace, tranquility or happiness in HOA? Harmful CC&Rs « Harmful CC&Rs » « Developer-declarant created & controlled » « Corporate power concentrated in hands of neighbors on governance board » « Exploitation by service-providers » « Double taxation » « Dearth of accountability, prone to abuse, corruption » | image: Independent American Communities a blog that informs & educates readers about the economic & political realities of living in Common Interest Developments