Allen White

Allen White

Allen White is Vice President and Senior Fellow at the Tellus Institute, where he directs the institute’s Program on Corporate Redesign. He co-founded the Global Reporting Initiative and Corporation 2020, and founded the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings. He has advised multilateral organizations, foundations, government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and NGOs on corporate sustainability, governance, and accountability.

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"With global capitalism superimposed on the traditional nation-based political order," argues White, "the world lacks overarching governance capacity, in general, with the chartering mismatch a key case in point. The global-national contradiction suggests an important strategic prong for the redesign movement: transnational control of transnational corporations." (Image: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Friday, January 10, 2020
The People of the World Need a Much Better Way to Curtail the Power of Multi-National Corporations
The following is an excerpt of a piece published as part of a recent forum—titled " Corporations in the Crosshairs: From Reform to Redesign "—by the Great Transition Initiative . For the series discussion presented at the forum, see here . The omnipresence of corporations—as resource extractors and...
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