Fair Handling of Resources

Affirmation: The resources of the world exist for the benefit of everyone in the world.

Analysis: Businesses use tax rules and other devices to transfer wealth from one country to another, depriving the countries in which goods are produced and sold of revenue which ought to be expended for the benefit of the people in those countries.

Action: Businesses ought to commit to ensuring that countries which produce the materials or the products receive a fair share of the ultimate price for those products.

Thesis Background
David McIlroy is a barrister specialising in financial services law, and Visiting Professor of Banking Law at SOAS, University of London.

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