This documentary film is directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott and written by Joel Bakan, a law professor at the University of British Columbia. The film tries to examine further what the modern-day corporation looks like. We get to see how the contemporary business corporation evolved and developed to a modern commercial institution.
The Corporation also tries to further study the corporate business practices, especially those in North America and the United States. From the alleged corporate plot against former United States President Franklin Roosevelt to the allegations regarding the role of IBM during the Nazi holocaust, this documentary film tackles key points in history to better understand and paint the present portrait of the corporation.
The film also features exclusive interviews with important and well-known corporate critics including Vandana Shiva, Naomi Klein and Charles Kernaghan plus commentary from the CEOs of various companies such as Interface’s Ray Anderson.