Comments on: Cox: The social costs of financial returns http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2016/03/24/cox-the-social-costs-of-financial-returns/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: ThoseWhoServe http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2016/03/24/cox-the-social-costs-of-financial-returns/comment-page-1/#comment-19092 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 03:58:07 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=35850#comment-19092 Anybody who thinks corporate boardrooms are asking themselves “To what degree can or should investment returns be adjusted for social impact?” is smoking an illegal substance.

The primary question asked by corporate boardrooms is “How much will this deal make?”. If corporations were concerned about social concerns, they wouldn’t be moving jobs offshore, they wouldn’t be transferring their corporate HQ to offshore locations, and they wouldn’t be complaining about paying taxes to protect the safety and security of the U.S. and the welfare of the country.

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