You've been here for:In total, it would take just
00:00:00Since then the top 256 most profitable corporations in the world have made
$0in pure profit. Solving world hunger would take just $32 billion per year. The profit so far is enough to lift
0starving people out of hunger.
6.9 daysto solve world hunger for the year.
What could we do with the other 358 days?
Sources and math:
- Corporate profit data from Forbes Global 2000 Leading Companies, May 2013.
- Cost of solving world hunger from Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, inflation adjusted to 2013 dollars.
- Fun fact: sorting by revenue instead of profit returns $674,578 every single second.
- Doubly Fun fact: We actually already produce enough food to feed the population of the world 1.5 times over.