Creating societies that encourage equality on an economic level,
in regards to issues such as gender, race, and sexual orientation, would help to minimise some of
conflicts the world is currently experiencing. Indeed, inequality breeds unrest and can affect the
behaviour of individuals when it comes to issues regarding social responsibility.
Recent reports indicate that just 1% of the world’s population
the world’s wealth, whilst less than 10% of the population owns 84% of global wealth. These are
numbers that illustrate how serious our inequality problem is. When it comes to gender inequality,
indicate that men dominate the top tier corporate positions. The Fortune 500, for example, comprises
male CEOs, and women face discrimination both inside and outside the workplace. LGBT individuals
discrimination, with many experiencing violence and prejudice simply for their identity. Addressing
growing inequalities is vital to developing healthy and sustainable societies.
Addressing growing inequalities is vital to developing healthy
sustainable societies. According to the World Bank, 143 million people across some of the world's
countries could become climate refugees if we keep releasing carbon into the atmosphere at current
This is a deeply worrying statistic that requires nations to consider how to mitigate the chances of