TNC - Nike

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HQ?
Beaverton, Oregon
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Employs? Countries?
800 000 people across 52 countries
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Reasons for growth? Labour?
Cheaper labour costs in Asia - 75% factories there
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Reasons for growth? Why not South Korea?
1980's labour costs in South Korea rose, moved to Indonesia instead
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Salaries?
If Nike doubled salaries of 30 000 factory workers it would equate to what Michael Jordan is paid in a year
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Expansion?
Bought Converse
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Positive Impacts? Wages?
Higher wages than local companies
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Positive Impacts? Skills
Improves local sk
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Women empowerment?
Employs many young women + NIKE Foundation - girl effect - helped 500 000 girls reach their potential
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Working standards?
Monitor working conditions, 60% of factories met standard
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Negative impacts? Exploitation
Child labour
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Negative impacts? Environment
Demand on water and fossil fuels
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Indonesia?
9 factories - workers experienced sexual/physical abuse, compulsorary overtime
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CO2 emissions?
56% from material production
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Impacts on origin country? Community contribution?
$95 million to community projects
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R&D?
46 researchers in New Hampshire
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NIKE Employee Grant Fund?
$550 000 a year to support organisations in Portland
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