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Should the Kenyan Government encourage TNCs to invest in Kenya?
Globalization is the process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale (Capital, 2013). Globalization has increased the production of goods and services, for instance the biggest companies are no longer national firms, but transnational corporations with subsidiaries in many countries. Transnational Corporations (TNCs) are companies with branches in many different countries worldwide. They have their headquarters in their country of origin, and many manufacture their products in LEDCs. Examples of TNCs include Nike, Wal-Mart and Microsoft. They often locate their factories in countries that are
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It has a terrible water use ratio at 2.7:1 meaning for every one litre of product produced 1.7 litres is discarded as waste (Global Encyclopedia, 2014).It has made water access difficult for many by affecting the quality and quantity of local water supplies. As nearly 50% of Kenya’s population doesn’t have access to drinking water, converting fresh water into water that cannot be used is very irresponsible. Also the bottling plants produce noxious liquid effluent that is known to be harmful to the environment. An example is the bottling plant in Embakasi that discharges the effluent directly into the Ngong River that passes by heavily populated areas. This has led to contamination of the waters source thus causing a health effect on the residents as they depend on these water sources. The company has poor hygienic operation conditions. This has greatly affected coca cola’s reputation and has made many of their consumers move away from purchasing their products. For example the Equator bottlers was shut down after samples of sodas from the plant were found to have impurities. This saw many of the workers in this bottling plant go jobless. Lastly, Coca Cola produces a very large amount of beverages which floods the local market and displaces the locally produced goods. The Coca-Cola Company continued to hold the largest market share at 41.9 percent (James, 2012).As a result the local manufacturers such as Masafi juices have less or no
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