Professor Joshua Pearce, the Richard Witte Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and a Professor cross-appointed in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the Michigan Technological University, wrote the following article in December 2018 and it was Published February 18, 2019 in MDPI, a peer-reviewed, open access journal.
Towards Quantifiable Metrics Warranting Industry-Wide Corporate Death Penalties
In the singular search for profits, some corporations inadvertently kill humans. If this routinely occurs throughout an industry, it may no longer serve a net positive social purpose for society and should be eliminated. This article provides a path to an objective quantifiable metric for determining when an entire industry warrants the corporate death penalty.
… The results show the American tobacco industry kills 4 times more people per year than it employs… The results clearly warrant industry-wide corporate death penalties for both industries in America.