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Transnational Corporations

This journal takes a fresh look at major legal, sectorial, regional and environmental issues facing corporations operating internationally. Released three times a year, it provides in-depth policy-oriented research findings on significant issues relating to the activities of transnational corporations.

English

Activities of TNCs in extractive industries in Asia and the Pacific: Implications for development

This article provides an overview of development outcomes from the activities of transnational corporations (TNCs) in extractive industries. Drawing on the author’s experience of working as a geographer around the mines in Papua New Guinea and the global literature on the subject, the economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts of mining and resource extraction in the Asia-Pacific region are discussed. The focus of the article is the impact in the locality. The article concludes by discussing the growing influence of NGO activities and awareness of corporate social responsibility.

English

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