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Top 200: The Rise of Corporate Global Power

Publication Date:

December 4, 2000

Abstract:

This report looks growing economic and political power of the world's top 200 corporations. Its findings include: ** Of the world's 100 largest economic entities, 51 are now corporations and 49 are countries; and, ** The world's top 200 corporations account for over a quarter of economic activity around the globe while employing less than one percent of its workforce. These findings and many others illustrate how corporate power has grown in the last few years. This study also looks at the public's distrust of the economic and political power of corporations.

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