New York, April 8, 2015. At the opening of the UN General Assembly hearings with business on the Third Financing for Development conference, Social Watch argues for a substantial revision of over three thousand bilateral and plurilateral investment agreements. 200 corporations sell more every year than the combined economies of 182 countries. But it is small business that creates job. Small and medium business people care more about their communities and the environment in which they operate. Because they live there.