Trans-National Corporation Case Study

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Introduction to Trans-National Corporations Trans-National Corporations refer to an economic entity or a group of economic entities operating in two or more countries, regardless of legal framework, the country of origin, and country or countries of activities, where the activities can be considered individually or collectively . Several Trans-National Companies have engaged in expensive campaigns and programmes to positively impact the world. However, the actual motive behind such events is ambiguous. With capitalism and globalisation, large Corporations interested in international development and trade are able to allocate resources to get favourable outcomes for the interests. Hence, these corporations become the most influential source for political and economic dominance, enabling them to be greatly unaccountable for social and economic problems . Therefore, I argue that Trans-National Corporations bring more harm than help to the world. The three primary areas of discussion are the ethics, health and labour, where consumers, children, workers, governments, and organisations are impacted by the actions of Trans-National…show more content…
Coca-Cola mentions that in takes global and local efforts, such as engaging governments and Non-Governmental Organisations internationally and collaborate with suppliers, industry groups and local stake holders to address the issue with farmers. Additionally, Coca-Cola claims that it has zero tolerance for child (and forced) labour in countries like the Philippines, Mexico and India. Thus Coca-Cola encourages Filipino children involved in child labour to attend schools through Little Red Schoolhouse Project, which benefitted about 51,000 children in remote areas of the Philippines . Furthermore, Coca-Cola aims to improve mill conditions in India to abolish child

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