I definitely agree that there is a correlation between unemployment and violence. Extending the access to capital through economic development improves socioeconomic conditions, which in turn reduces the need to turn to violent means. This is not just pertinent to international business, but this correlation also exists in urban areas within our own U.S. borders.
Tommy Hendrawan Then said:
One of the practical examples of business has explicitly impacted to the peace is by providing economic development to the community where the business operates. Most businesses do not realize that they exist to create job opportunities which can lead to economic development. I believe that there is a correlation between unemployment and violence. For instance, in a community where most people are employed, the rate of crimes is low. In addition, I would like to give the real example about a business that exists in one community but, it does not have many contributions to the economic development which of creating violence in the community. The Freeport-McMoran exploits the gold and copper in Papua, Indonesia. They have been there since the 1960s yet, most people who live in the community where Freeport-McMoran exist still live under poverty line. In addition, the peace does not exist in this community and the crime rate is high.