What Latin American youth think.

Author:Espitia, Santiago
Position:LATIN AMERICA IN FOCUS
 
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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...

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