The massive mega-corps of the Utopia Descending universe are conglomerate groups which have local corporations based in every Lost Territory as well as in most major markets. In Vanguard events, corporate competition is fierce and cutthroat. With the Lost Territories shifting, changing, and moving as much as it does the market and investment platforms in the Vanguard are mercurial at best.
With this tendency for fluctuation, change, windfalls, and destructive potentials the five major Mega-Corps have invested heavily in their local corporate conglomerates in a massive socio-economic craps game with millions of lives resting on the results. But don't think too much about the pending end of the world! Don't question the meaning of your existence too deeply. Instead enjoy a few minutes of distraction with resources from our sponsors!