According to the Multinational Monitor the following are the top ten worst corporations of 2008. It’s too bad they don’t offer a top 20.
AIG: Too big to fail, and they rub our faces in it.
Cargill: Hey, let’s cripple third world food markets and make a profit from the subsequent starvation.
Chevron: We don’t let human rights stop us from pulling oil out of the ground.
Constellation Energy: If investing in nuclear power is too costly, make the public shoulder the bill.
Chinese National Patroleum Company: Proving that genocide is good for business.
Dole: We grow food the old fashioned way! By exploiting peasants!
GE: What laws are they breaking? What laws do you have?
Imperial Sugar: What’s 13 deaths compared to the big picture?
Phillip Morris International: Killing people worldwide without those pesky US regulations to stop us.
Roche Pharmaceuticals: “Saving lives is not our business.” (Didn’t make that up. This is a direct quote: Emphasis added) .
These corporations are poster children for regulation.
The full article from Alternet: Ten Worst Corporations.