When you add in all the externalities you often end up with a loss especially with trans-national corporations that transfer profits back to New York and London whilst the locals endure the forced relocations, exploitative labour conditions and environmental damage.alanclarke72 wrote:Of course being a successful businessman is a good thing. What a ridiculous comment. Success in business creates wealth for you, your family, the people you employ and their families, not to mention the shops you and they in turn spend their extra money in.
Oh, and it provides a product or service that people want.
How can that not be a good thing?
Considering that many bars and restos in S'ville plumb their toilets directly into the sea polluting the very beaches they depend upon to attract customers it appears they're eager to undermine their long term viability for short term savings.