There’s been a lot of attention recently paid to Walgreens as a result of their current plan to consider shifting their company headquarters to Switzerland. The move would result in hundreds of millions of dollars a year that will no longer flow into the U.S. Treasury. Presumably some jobs will be shifted overseas.
Here’s why you should support this move…
In fact, if you look at the Good Country Index, you’ll see a veritable Who’s Who of countries who are exceptional global citizens.
I would suggest that any company moving their main offices to any of the top-ten countries in the world should be exempt from the typical boycotts and criticism that companies usually receive from the public. Canada is ranked 12th, so we might as well include them as well.
We’re all one, and we need to begin looking at the global net impact of what we are doing.
We need to show some gratitude for the countries that are making the world a better place.
Call it a global surcharge or tax — like paying for green energy credits. Our money shifted to these countries will return to us in the form of a better world.