When Corporations Rule the World
In this important and timely program, David Korten documents the devastating human and environmental consequences of the largely successful efforts of global corporations to reconstruct values and institutions everywhere to serve their narrow financial interests. The market system is blind to all but its own short-term gains. Korten suggest ways to create a just and sustainable economic system.
David Korten was an insider in the development establishment for several decades. He worked for the Ford Foundation and USAID and taught at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business. Having severed his ties to the past, today he is a leading voice for economic and social justice. He is a co-founder and board chair of YES! magazine. He is the author of When Corporations Rule the World, The Great Turning, Agenda for a New Economy and Change the Story, Change the Future.