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Chinese translation: 黑社会保护

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09:26 Jun 28, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
English term or phrase: mob protection
Mob 'Protection' Pay Off
Vera Baras
Local time: 15:45
Chinese translation:黑社会保护
Explanation:
Sounds like 黑社会保护.....
Mob protection money = 黑社会保护费

"The fourth and most direct way sustainability can make money for a company is familiar to anybody who watches "The Sopranos." The sustainability industry is a lot like the mob's traditional "protection" racket. Those in the "business" create a problem for everybody in the neighborhood. Then they charge exorbitant fees to help deal with the problem, which is not curable, only treatable. Local businesses have to pay mob protection money forever. Fortune 500 companies have to report triple bottom line performance indefinitely, or at least as long as the pressure holds up."
http://www.techcentralstation.com/071103A.html

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Note added at 49 mins (2004-06-28 10:16:14 GMT)
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Do you have more context? It could well be protection AGAINST mobs....
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Denyce Seow
Singapore
Local time: 20:45
Grading comment
thank you very much,denyce!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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黑社会保护


Explanation:
Sounds like 黑社会保护.....
Mob protection money = 黑社会保护费

"The fourth and most direct way sustainability can make money for a company is familiar to anybody who watches "The Sopranos." The sustainability industry is a lot like the mob's traditional "protection" racket. Those in the "business" create a problem for everybody in the neighborhood. Then they charge exorbitant fees to help deal with the problem, which is not curable, only treatable. Local businesses have to pay mob protection money forever. Fortune 500 companies have to report triple bottom line performance indefinitely, or at least as long as the pressure holds up."
http://www.techcentralstation.com/071103A.html

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Note added at 49 mins (2004-06-28 10:16:14 GMT)
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Do you have more context? It could well be protection AGAINST mobs....

Denyce Seow
Singapore
Local time: 20:45
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 54
Grading comment
thank you very much,denyce!
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