Category Archives: Rankings

FORBES Global 2000 Ranking – 2019

It’s been a rollercoaster of a year for global markets: Stocks saw both major gains and losses as volatility ticked upwards, trade tensions between the United States and China heated up, and many companies got a boost from new American corporate tax legislation. Forbes’ 17th annual ranking of the world’s largest public companies is a reflection …
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Most Reputable Companies in the World in 2019

Rolex, The LEGO Group and The Walt Disney Company top Reputation Institute’s 2019 Global RepTrak® 100 – World’s Largest Corporate Reputation Study. The top 10 companies in RI’s 2019 Global RepTrak® 100 are: Rolex The LEGO Group The Walt Disney Company Adidas Group Microsoft Sony Canon Michelin Netflix The Bosch Group In the 2019 Global RepTrak® 100, Rolex and …
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2019 Fortune 500 List: Largest US Companies

This year’s Fortune 500 marks the 65th running of the list. In total, Fortune500 companies represent two-thirds of the U.S. GDP with $13.7 trillion in revenues, $1.1 trillion in profits, $22.6 trillion in market value, and employ 28.7 million people worldwide. Walmart once again leads Fortune’s list of the 500 biggest US companies by revenue ($514,450 million). The world’s …
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FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2019

UK company Blue Motor Finance ranked first in the FT 1000: Europe’s fastest-growing companies ranking. Food delivery start-up Deliveroo has been edged off the top spot by fellow UK company Blue Motor Finance, which provides point-of-sale car finance. Meal-kit delivery service HelloFresh, which topped the 2017 ranking, is one of 91 companies that have demonstrated …
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Mercer’s 2019 Global Quality of Living Ranking

Globally, Vienna tops the ranking for the 10th year running, closely followed by Zurich (2). In joint third place are Auckland, Munich and Vancouver – the highest ranking city in North America for the last 10 years. Barcelona (43) and Madrid (46) are the highest ranking cities in Spain. Singapore (25), Montevideo (78) and Port Louis …
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Spain’s Most Attractive Employers 2019

Google is the most attractive employer, according to Universum’s ranking of “Spain’s Most Attractive Employers 2019”. The annual talent attraction index compiles the results of Universum’s survey of students in the Spain. The survey for this ranking was carried out between October 2018 and March 2019 among 31,471 STUDENTS from 63 UNIVERSITIES. Apple and INDITEX follow up in …
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Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates, cofounders of the Gates Foundation, have been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2019. Rounding out the top five after them are Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Special counsel and former FBI director, Robert Mueller, Founder and CEO of Tencent, Pony Ma and Microsoft CEO, …
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The Most Innovative Companies 2019 – BCG

For the first time, there’s a shakeup at the top of BCG’s annual list of the most innovative companies. In this year’s global survey of more than 2,500 senior innovation leaders, longtime leader Apple ranks third, and Google (or its parent company, Alphabet) and Amazon move up to first and second place, respectively. Microsoft and …
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Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2019

Fostering Effective Energy Transition report is part of the World Economic Forum’s System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy. The report summarizes insights from the “Energy Transition Index”, which builds upon the previous series of “Global Energy Architecture Performance Index” by adding a forward looking element of country readiness for energy transition. The index …
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World Happiness Report 2019

As in 2018, Finland again takes the top spot as the happiest country in the world according to three years of surveys taken by Gallup from 2016-2018. Rounding out the rest of the top ten are countries that have consistently ranked among the happiest. They are in order: Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, New …
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