A Positive Portrayal of Mcdonalds - Suitable for as Geography (or When You Need Two Sides of the Argument)

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Positive portrayal of Mcdonalds the biggest TNC out there BACKGROUND: As a global corporation representative of many different restaurants, McDonalds positively affects the world and the economy in many ways. Local employment opportunities, supporting local programs and charitable causes, and the healthy options on the menu all contribute to the McDonald’s positive impact on the world. ECONOMIC IMPACTS: McDonalds has benefited many countries economy such as America and Brazil. The economic impacts of the restaurants on the United States are local employment opportunities and investments. They spent more than $3.3 billion in their communities and had a combined investment of more than $3.6 billion. McDonalds created about 450,705 jobs and paid more than $231.3 million in taxes. They also produce more than $6.3 billion in spending and more than $1.3 billion in additional taxes through the jobs they created and their other expenditures. McDonald has also positively impacted other countries such as Brazil’s economy. They added $701 million (USD) to Brazil's economy as well as providing 66,000 jobs. They also accumulated more than $208 million (USD) in taxes. McDonalds also positively affects the world by supporting local programs and charitable causes. Due to a deep love for children, McDonalds created The Ronald McDonald House Charities that has successfully helped many sick children. McDonald was also very generous during the two largest natural disasters in 2004 and 2005. After Hurricane Katrina, McDonalds donates $5 million to relief efforts as well as matching funds donated by customers and employees. Within the first month of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, $3.3 million was raised in order to help the public. McDonalds also benefits the lives of the citizens as well as the economy and the world itself. McDonalds now provides many healthy

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