Ethics Statement

Transnational Corporations is an official journal of the United Nations. As such, it upholds the United Nations core values: integrity, professionalism, and respect for diversity and gender. The journal adheres to the highest standards in publication ethics.

Authors must make a declaration in their papers of all potential competing interests involving people or organizations (e.g. financial, professional and personal interests) that might reasonably be perceived as relevant. Plagiarism in any form, including duplicate or redundant publications, false citations and omission of data sources, is not acceptable. Submissions containing suspected plagiarism will be rejected.

Anyone who has reason to suspect copyright infringement, fabrication of results, fraudulent authorship, falsification of data or any other form of misconduct should raise such concerns with the Editor-in-Chief or the editorial office (

Consequences for misconduct will be determined on a case-by-case basis. An editorial decision will be made after investigation. The editors reserve the right to request any information from the author concerning the creation and originality of submitted work.

If ethical misconduct is discovered in content that has already been published, the journal will publish a statement of concern while the investigation takes place. If necessary, published material may be retracted with a statement of explanation.