The Science for Profit Model

Posted June 24 2021 Alcohol Industry Policy Interference, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Science

In this study the researchers developed the Science for Profit Typology and Model. It identifies five macro-level strategies used consistently across the eight industries, comprising 19 meso-level strategies. The model shows how these strategies work to maximise the volume, credibility, reach, and use of industry-favourable science, while minimising these same aspects of industry-unfavourable science.

This study provides an accessible way to understand how and why corporations influence science, demonstrate the need for collective solutions, and discuss changes needed to ensure science works in the public interest.

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