What Latin American youth think.
Businesses must take the lead in solving society's problems even if the principal responsibility corresponds to governments. That is one of the conclusions drawn from a survey of 6,300 youth carried out by the World Economic Forum.
ANALYSIS BY SANTIAGO ESPITIA
Contribution that business makes to society Create jobs 31.1% Boost the economy / attract foreign investment 19.2% Improve livelihoods 18.5% Develop human capital 13.1% Provide better products / services 7.6% Be a role model for the country / industry 5.9% Pay taxes 2.7% None 1.0% Others 0.8% Total Answers 5,052 Sources: Global Shapers Survey, WEF, 2017, Latin Trade Companies should not be involved in addressing society's problems Agree 12.8% Neither agree nor disagree 13.4% Disagree 73.7% Total answers 5,051 Services like health care, education, and social security should be provided by private sector, not by the government Agree 26.2% Neither agree nor disagree 21.3% Disagree 52.5% Total answers 5,542
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|Title Annotation:||LATIN AMERICA IN FOCUS|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2017|
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