Category Archives: Rankings

The UN E-Government Survey report 2018

Countries in all regions of the world are continuing to make strides in their efforts to improve e-­government and to provide public services online according to the report launched by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. In a 2018 ranking of countries on e-­government development, Denmark, Australia, and Republic of Korea came …
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World’s Most Attractive Employers 2018

Universum have announced their 10th annual World’s Most Attractive Employers (WMAE) results. More than 225,000 engineering/IT and business students from the world’s 12 largest economies, including China, Japan, South Korea, the UK, and US were asked to rank the companies they find the most desirable for employment. Google once again maintains its first place position in both …
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Doing Business 2019

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform”. “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform” is the 16th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can …
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The Best Global Brands 2018

Interbrand has announced Apple, Google, and Amazon are the three most valuable brands in its 2018 Best Global Brands report, with luxury and retail as the two dominant sectors. This year, the list features two new entrants and three re-entrants. Spotify joins at #92 (USD $5,176m), and Subaru at #100 (USD $4,214m) for the first time. Chanel re-enters at #23 (USD $20,005m, last on in …
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2018

The World Economic Forum has launched “The Global Competitiveness Report 2018”. In the midst of rapid technological change, political polarization and a fragile economic recovery, it is critical that we define, assess and implement new pathways to growth and prosperity. The 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report represents a milestone in the four-decade history …
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Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business 2018

This is the 21st year Fortune publish its Most Powerful Women list—and they have a new No. 1 for the first time since 2015. Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President, and CEO of Lockheed Martin, picks up top honors, followed by Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, in second place and Abigail Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Fidelity Investments in …
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Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2018

Eight out of the Top 10 are technology or tech-related brands. This category continues to dominate the rankings with Google and Apple retaining the number 1 and 2 spots, growing +23% to $302.1 billion and +28% to $300.6 billion respectively. Amazon moved into the no.3 position ahead of Microsoft, growing +49% to $207.6 billion, while Tencent rose to no.5 ahead of Facebook(no.6) growing +65% …
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Global Innovation Index 2018

The Global Innovation Index (GII) provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 126 countries which represent 90.8% of the world’s population and 96.3% of global GDP. Its 80 indicators explore a broad vision of innovation, including political environment, education, infrastructure and business sophistication. The GII 2018 marks the 11th edition of the GII, and …
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QS Best Student Cities in the World 2018

Climbing two places from last year’s cities ranking, London is now the top student city in the world according to this year’s QS Best Student Cities ranking, followed by Tokyo and Melbourne in second and third position respectively. Barcelona in 31st position and Madrid 32nd, are the only two Spanish cities to make the top 50 list. Home to several leading universities, …
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Most Reputable Companies in the World in 2018

Rolex, Lego and Google Top Reputation Institute’s 2018 Global RepTrak® 100 – World’s Largest Corporate Reputation Study. The top 10 companies in RI’s 2018 Global RepTrak® 100 are: Rolex LEGO Group Google Canon The Walt Disney Company Sony Adidas Robert Bosch BMW Group Microsoft High risers in the Top 100 rankings are Samsung (+44), LG …
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