Category Archives: Rankings

The World’s Most Powerful People – 2018

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, has topped Forbes‘ list of the world’s most powerful people in 2018. Xi’s elevation to the world’s most powerful person unseats Russian President Vladimir Putin (#2), who held the top spot for an unprecedented four consecutive years. President Donald Trump falls to the No. 3 spot and the fourth most …
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The Best Global Brands 2019

In the 20th edition of Interbrand’s annual brand valuation report “Best Global Brands 2019” Apple, Google, and Amazon continue their success as the world’s three most valuable brands worldwide. The technology sector continues to lead the Best Global Brand rankings in 2019. Tech companies account for half of the top 10 brands — Apple (#1, USD $234.24B), Google (#2, USD $167.71B), Amazon (USD $125.26B), Microsoft (#4, …
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Doing Business 2020

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2020: Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies.” Doing Business 2020, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 17th in a series of annual studies measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. The report presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the …
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25 World’s Best Workplaces 2019

Tech giant Cisco tops the list of the World’s Best Workplaces 2019 replacing Salesforce which drops to No. 3, and global hospitality giant Hilton takes second place. The 25 World’s Best Workplaces list is compiled each year by Fortune research partner Great Place to Work and is based on surveys of employees working for companies with offices around the globe. …
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The 2019 NAFE Top 70 Companies for Executive Women

Now in its 21st year, this list captures women’s progress moving into senior leadership roles. The winning organizations have high female representation in key management positions, and programs and policies that help women reach the top. The NAFE Top 10 Companies for 2019 are Eli Lilly and Company, Ernst & Young LLP, FleishmanHillard, IBM, JLL, …
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Global Innovation Index 2019

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a source of insight into the multidimensional facets of innovation-driven growth. Providing 80 detailed metrics for 129 economies, the GII has become one of the leading references for measuring an economy’s innovation performance. Now in its 12th edition, the GII is a global benchmark that helps policy makers better …
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The World’s Billionaires – 2019

There are 2,153 billionaires on the 2019 list, down from 2,208 in 2018. The total combined net worth of this year’s billionaires is $8.7 trillion, down from $9.1 trillion in 2018. This represents the first decrease in billionaires and their combined wealth since 2016 and only the second decrease in the past decade. A record …
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Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2019

Amazon has leap-frogged the competition to be crowned the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand for 2019, breaking Apple and Google’s 12 year hold on the top spot. Amazon’s smart acquisitions, that have led to new revenue streams, excellent customer service provision and its ability to stay ahead of its competitors by offering a diverse …
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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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