Posted by: r.m. | November 25, 2008

drumroll

here they are.

the bold.

the strong.

and the destructive

Here are the 10 worst corporations of 2008

“2008 marks the 20th anniversary of Multinational Monitor’s annual list of the 10 Worst Corporations of the year. In the 20 years that we’ve published our annual list, we’ve covered corporate villains, scoundrels, criminals and miscreants. We’ve reported on some really bad stuff – from Exxon’s Valdez spill to Union Carbide and Dow’s effort to avoid responsibility for the Bhopal disaster; from oil companies coddling dictators (including Chevron and CNPC, both profiled this year) to a bank (Riggs) providing financial services for Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet; from oil and auto companies threatening the future of the planet by blocking efforts to address climate change to duplicitous tobacco companies marketing cigarettes around the world by associating their product with images of freedom, sports, youthful energy and good health.

But we’ve never had a year like 2008.”

check it out – the ten worst corporations of 2008

(10) American International Group

(9) Cargill (profiting from food)

(8) Chevron

(7) Constellation Energy

(6) Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).

(5) Dole (another food company)

(4) General Electric (GE)

(3) Imperial Sugar

(2) Phillip Morris International

(1) Roche (swiss pharmaceutical company)

— note: this list includes only the top 10. numerous other corporations are also quite destructive…


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