In determining whether MNCs can play an effective role in conflict prevention, it is essential to understand the factors that affect corporate behaviour in conflict zones. This requires an evaluation of the risk assessment methodologies that underlie corporate decisions about their investments in a conflict-prone country, and an analysis of the variables that influence corporate responses to conflict issues. Once establishing the general parameters of corporate decision-making processes in conflict zones, these are then examined in the context of the case study.

Fuelling Conflict or Financing Peace and Development: Part 2