Top 10 Most Evil Companies of All Time

Corporations are a major force in our world. They create our favorite products, shape the way we communicate, and provide jobs and income for millions around the globe. Ideally, they use their immense power to make the world better. Unfortunately, that's not always the case.

History is full of companies that have made decisions driven by unbridled greed and startling disregard for human life or environmental wellbeing. Some of these companies were held accountable (to some extent, at least), while others continue to operate with shocking impunity.

Whether they're poisoning the environment, exploiting workers, or engaging in shady business tactics, there are a lot of corporations out there with a lot to answer for. But which ones are the worst offenders?
The Top Ten
1 Monsanto Monsanto, a multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation, became known for its development and marketing of genetically modified crops and seeds, along with the herbicide Roundup. It has faced criticism and legal challenges regarding environmental concerns and the health impacts of its products.

What needs to be said, except how are they not number one? Formed at the start of the last century, they are still going strong, even after producing PCBs and dioxin, and greatly affecting war veterans and Vietnamese children. They had to radically transform to survive toward the end of the century. You start to see that "justice" must be a joke.

Monsanto is a corporation known to falsify reports in order to obtain approval for whatever they are currently manufacturing. They did so with Agent Orange and PCBs, so it can evidently be surmised that they probably also did so with the GMO reports they submitted to the FDA for approval. However, they have not yet been caught, so it cannot be proven yet.

2 Nestlé Nestlé, the world's largest food and beverage company, has been involved in numerous controversies, including aggressive marketing of baby formula in developing countries and allegations of unethical water extraction practices. The company's vast portfolio spans across various food, beverage, and health product sectors.

Just look up what they did. If you're too lazy to do so, they stole water from places that desperately needed it and participated in human trafficking. I still like KitKats and Smarties. I just hate the corporation itself.

You can like something that someone has made but hate the person who made it. It's not a sin to like Adolf Hitler's paintings, for example.

These people have no soul. Ask the poor people of Flint who fell victim to their greed. They will steal your water and sell it back to you, then try to get taxpayers to pay for a water plant to solve their legal problems. It all backfired, and they poisoned the citizens of Flint. To look like the good guys, they handed out water.

3 Apple Apple Inc. is a global technology leader famous for its innovation in consumer electronics, software, and online services. Criticisms of the company include its supply chain labor practices and environmental impact, despite its efforts toward sustainability and privacy.

They create the illusion of being "the ones who are right when everyone else is wrong," even though they have made countless mistakes (unless those were intentional too).

Horrible factory conditions in China. Not to mention, the only change they make to each iPhone is perhaps an extra camera.

Sheep-like devices, plus the day will come when the environmental damage is so severe that my favorite YouTuber (T_StreakMLP) loses one of their waifus - in this case, Earth-chan.

4 Build-A-Bear Workshop Build-A-Bear Workshop, a retailer offering a unique and interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience, has faced scrutiny over product safety concerns and labor practices in its supply chain. Despite its family-friendly image, the company has navigated challenges related to consumer satisfaction and marketing practices.

They let children buy stuffed bears.

The biggest problem arose in July 2018 when they set up a promotion called Pay Your Age. In this promotion, kids and parents could buy a stuffed bear at a steep discount. When the event took place, people formed incredibly long lines, stretching a mile long in some stores.

In some locations, people waited in line for over nine hours just to get stuffed bears. Chaos, fighting, and riots ensued. After all those hours, the company shut the event down, leaving everyone disappointed.

Who would want to waste so much of their day waiting to get a bear, only to be let down? It was essentially Black Friday all over again. The workshop tried to make amends, but the complaints persisted, and people will never forget.

5 BP BP (British Petroleum) is a global energy company with significant operations in oil and gas exploration, production, and refining. The company's reputation was notably marred by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, one of the world's largest environmental disasters.

Birds remain covered in oil to this day. Did they clean up their mess? Only until people stopped watching closely. Then it's back to business as usual, with dubious ethics and safeguards against their product's effect on the world we all live in.

6 Walmart Walmart, the world's largest retailer, offers a wide range of products and services at low prices, contributing to its immense success and growth. It has been criticized for its impact on local businesses, labor practices, and environmental sustainability efforts.
7 McDonald's McDonald's, a pioneer in fast food industry practices, is renowned for its global presence and the Golden Arches symbolizing quick service meals. It has been criticized for its environmental footprint, nutritional content of its food, and labor practices.

It's almost like they're competing to be the most evil on purpose. They torture animals, take far too long for callbacks when they know they're selling contaminated food - resulting in children dying - and pass off garbage as 'healthy food.' For instance, salads often contain more calories than their burgers. They also pump their meat full of antibiotics.

The sad thing is, I could go on for a long time. I'm not an activist. McDonald's is the only company I actually boycott.

McDonald's is way too unhealthy for any human being or animal alike. Their food has 300+ calories. Compare that to other fast-food giants like Wendy's, Burger King, or Carl's Jr. (known as Hardee's in other areas).

Sure, they're unhealthy, but their food has fewer calories than this grease trap. Wake up, Mickey D's! You're getting outperformed by Burger King, for goodness' sake!

KelseyPower out!

8 Amway Amway, a direct-selling company that markets beauty, wellness, and home care products, has faced criticism and legal challenges around the world for its business model, which has been described by some as a pyramid scheme. The company's practices have raised questions regarding consumer protection and ethical marketing.
9 Dow Chemical Dow Chemical, a leading material science company, provides a broad spectrum of products used in everyday items and industrial applications. It has encountered criticism for environmental pollution, safety violations, and the legacy of its role in producing Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

Dow Chemical is the parent company of Union Carbide, the corporation responsible for the Bhopal Gas Tragedy that exposed nearly 500,000 people to toxic gases. It was the biggest industrial disaster, and they paid $0.00 in compensation.

The CEO responsible escaped from India to his home country, the USA, and could never be extradited to face trial in India due to his lobbying efforts in the US. He's dead now and is probably serving time in hell.

What does Dow Chemical have to do with Dracula? The former was established in 1897, while the latter has been stuck in copyright limbo since 1897, thanks to Bram Stoker. And they both suck!

10 Comcast Comcast, a global media and technology company offering broadband, entertainment, and communication products, has been criticized for its customer service, competitive practices, and role in the net neutrality debate. Its significant market power in telecommunications and cable television is a point of contention.

Horrible internet service provider. Xfinity is terrible. You pay $300 a month, and they still won't let you skip the 4-6 ads they play on demand.

Outrageous prices! I paid $10 more than I would have for Verizon. Their voice remote doesn't work right.

They price-gouge customers and offer extremely poor customer service.

The Contenders
11 Bayer Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and agriculture, has faced criticism for its production of hazardous chemicals and pharmaceuticals, including its role in the opioid crisis and controversies surrounding its weed killer, glyphosate.

They sold the chemicals used to kill Jews to the Nazis and now own Monsanto.

Remember, they own Monsanto. Together, they first make you sick, and then treat you, making money by selling you aspirin.

12 Amazon Amazon, a behemoth in e-commerce and cloud computing, has transformed retail and technology sectors. The company's labor practices, market dominance, and environmental impact have been subjects of public and regulatory scrutiny.

This should be the most evil company. It should be number 1. I've talked to publishers, FBA sellers, and others, and they all have been robbed of inventory, books, money, payouts, royalties, and so much more. These people break the law left and right, evade taxes like no one else, and harm everyone by monopolizing markets, promoting brutal competition, bullying other companies, promoting explicit sexual content in their audiobooks, lying to their sellers and customers, inventing a corrupt, fake review system, and spying on kids with Alexa software. (They got sued for that. Look it up.)

Why do you think this guy is the richest person on Earth? It's no coincidence.

13 Electronic Arts Electronic Arts (EA), one of the largest video game publishers, is known for popular franchises and innovation in digital entertainment. The company has faced backlash for its use of microtransactions, copyright issues, and the treatment of development studios.

In the past decade, they have changed their business model to focus on microtransactions. These are after-sales purchases meant to provide extra enjoyment or value. Their games have evolved accordingly, transitioning from titles based on cutting-edge graphics and development to games designed to entice players into making these microtransactions.

EA's flagship FIFA series is a prime example. The core gameplay has been heavily scripted to frustrate gamers into spending money to improve their teams. This is done via a virtual slot machine, where the gamer has no idea what they will receive in return for their money. Much like any casino, they often offer special deals and freebies for logging in each day - EA's version of the free buffet.

This is a company that is grooming children for an online gambling habit. They are the Big Tobacco of the 21st century.

14 Google Google, a cornerstone of the internet, specializes in search engine technology, online advertising, and a variety of software and hardware products. It has faced scrutiny over privacy issues, antitrust investigations, and its influence over internet traffic and information.

It's always the same: "Power corrupts," and you know the rest. For years now, Google has been filtering out and stifling conservative opinion while promoting progressive opinions through its search results. Anyone who thinks Google is providing them with an unbiased source of information is sadly mistaken.

I don't care if you are on the left or the right. Don't you think you should at least be able to make up your own mind by seeing an unbiased list of search results?

Google continues to promote fake news through its biased searches. It's hilarious how they did everything in their power to help Hillary but still couldn't stop DJT from becoming president. Thank God for some of the best jobs numbers of all time.

And get ready for the second-quarter GDP numbers. I can't wait for four more years of Trump after the 2020 reelection!

15 Viacom Viacom, a leading global entertainment content company, owns various television networks and film production companies. It has faced criticism for its copyright enforcement practices, portrayal of women and minorities in media, and influence over public opinion through its media holdings.

They're the reason why Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, and many other television networks are so bad. They're a multimillion- or multibillion-dollar company that manipulates smaller networks into being taken over. They really don't care about people's entertainment - at least, I don't think that was their mission until recently. They care about money!

And it's not just TV networks. This goes for online services and maybe even technology! Just look at what they did to Neopets! They're a corporation that must be stopped, and we need to talk about them more in order to stop them. But until then, they'll keep ruining our entertainment, and with all the money in their pockets, it's nearly impossible to stop them.

16 Rothschild & Co Rothschild & Co, one of the world's largest independent financial advisory groups, has been a subject of controversy for its historical banking practices and significant influence in economic affairs. Allegations of secretive operations and undue influence over global financial systems have surrounded the company for centuries.

The Rothschilds are controlling the whole world economy, and they are part of the Illuminati. It's no surprise why this organization is one of the most evil.

17 Pearson Education Pearson Education, a leading learning company offering educational content and services, has faced criticism for its role in promoting standardized testing and its influence over public education policy. Concerns also include the high cost of textbooks and access to educational resources.

These people are responsible for every searing migraine I've had due to bad programs or horrible standardized tests. Burn in hell, Pearson. I still finished, even though you didn't want me to.

Go to hell, you ugly people! Eliminate standardized testing from schools. Stop killing individuality!

Standardized testing is not a good way for students to learn. Not very evil, but not so good either.

18 Disney Disney, a diversified multinational entertainment and media conglomerate, is celebrated for its film studios, theme parks, and merchandise. The company has faced criticism over copyright extension practices, labor disputes, and cultural representation in its media content.

Disney has made more bad movies than any other movie company. Seriously, they ruin everything they get their hands on. Star Wars? Down the drain. Pixar? An exclusive sequel producer. Disneytoons? Destroyed. Disneynature? Starting to become oversaturated and soon to be wrecked.

They can't even keep their greedy hands off their classics by remaking all of them! They didn't produce a single original movie in 2018. Disney is lucky that all but two of their releases that year were rated fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Almost all of their movies are remakes, sequels, prequels, spin-offs, or based on other media. Don't even get me started on the fact that they have 11 theme parks. They also sell, like, a billion toys everywhere. I'm honestly just holding out hope they don't ruin Marvel.

19 NXIVM NXIVM, a multi-level marketing company that offered personal and professional development seminars, became infamous for operating a secretive sub-group that engaged in illegal activities, including sex trafficking, forced labor, and racketeering. Its leaders were convicted, highlighting the dark side of seemingly benign self-help movements.
20 Exxon Mobil Exxon Mobil, an American multinational oil and gas corporation, is one of the largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers. It has been criticized for its role in climate change misinformation and environmental disasters, including oil spills.

Exxon Mobil probably deserves one of the top spots. The company exploits the Earth's resources at any cost and shows no remorse for oil spills and the ecological damage they cause.

21 Chase Manhattan Chase Manhattan, now part of JPMorgan Chase & Co., is a leading global financial services firm. It has faced scrutiny and legal actions over its banking practices, including issues related to mortgage foreclosures, consumer fraud, and its role in the global financial crisis.
22 Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin, an American aerospace, defense, arms, security, and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests, has faced criticism for its role in the militarization of space, arms sales to conflict zones, and lobbying for military spending. The corporation's products and services are integral to national defense systems but have raised ethical and environmental concerns.
23 AT&T AT&T, a diversified global leader in telecommunications, media, and entertainment, has been subject to scrutiny for its data privacy practices, influence over media and information, and its involvement in the debate over net neutrality. The company's acquisition strategies have raised antitrust concerns.

It's not about providing good service or even about paying their employees a fair wage. It's about collecting data to resell, buying out competitors, destroying unions, providing golden parachutes for upper management, and barely appeasing OSHA and the FCC. No matter who you are, you are disposable, and unless you're a lawyer, you don't stand a chance.

Overworks employees, sets unrealistic quotas for them to meet, dehumanizes employees and their families, and creates schedules that do not allow for family time.

24 LuLaRoe LuLaRoe, a multi-level marketing company selling women's clothing, has been criticized for its business model, likened to a pyramid scheme, and for allegations of poor quality products and unfair business practices affecting its consultants. Legal challenges and widespread backlash have highlighted issues within its operating model.

LuLaRoe is a horrendous pyramid scheme that, although only several years old, has proven itself nearly as evil as Amway and Herbalife. The 2017 lawsuit should have been the nail in the coffin, but their brainwashed "distributors" are what keep the company alive.

The fact that you have to pay up to $6,000 before joining speaks volumes about this awful company.

Not to mention that it's literally classified as a pyramid scheme by the Direct Selling Association, a questionable group that counts numerous MLMs (including Amway and Herbalife) among its members. You know your company is doing something wrong when even literal Amway supporters can tell that it is a scam.

25 CoreCivic CoreCivic (previously known as Corrections Corporation of America), a company that owns and manages private prisons and detention centers, has been criticized for its treatment of inmates, lobbying for policies that may increase incarceration, and the ethical implications of profiting from imprisonment.

Largest owner and operator of private prisons and detention centers in the US. Has lobbyists promote laws that lead to higher incarceration and immigration policies that result in mass detention. This is a direct quote from its disclosure to investors:

"The demand for our facilities and services could be adversely affected by the relaxation of enforcement efforts, leniency in conviction or parole standards and sentencing practices or through the decriminalization of certain activities that are currently proscribed by our criminal laws. For instance, any changes with respect to drugs and controlled substances or illegal immigration could affect the number of persons arrested, convicted, and sentenced, thereby potentially reducing demand for correctional facilities to house them."

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