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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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World Happiness Report 2018

This year Finland takes the top spot as the happiest country as measured by surveys undertaken by Gallup International from 2015-2017. Rounding out the rest of the top ten in order of overall happiness are Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, and Australia. The U.S. ranked 18th. The least happy countries are …
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The Most Innovative Companies 2018 – BCG

Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Samsung top the list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies, according to a survey by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) of over 1,000 senior innovation leaders from a wide variety of countries and industries. The findings of the survey are detailed in a report, titled The Most Innovative Companies …
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World Best Places to Work 2018

Facebook is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 100 best places to work. Bain & Company and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2018 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. …
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IMD World Talent Ranking 2017

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD), a Switzerland-based private business school, has published the IMD World Talent Report 2017. Switzerland, Denmark and Belgium remain the most competitive countries in the 2017 IMD World Talent Ranking. Europe continues to dominate the 2017 list, with 11 out of the 15 most talent competitive economies based on …
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Doing Business 2018

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs”. The report measures 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 be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time. Doing Business measures regulations affecting 11 …
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The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

The World Economic Forum has just published the 2017 edition of The Global Gender Gap Report. The findings in this year’s report show that, overall, 68% of the global gender gap has been closed. This is a slight deterioration on 2016 and 2015, when the gap was 68.3% and 68.1%, respectively. Behind the decline is …
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World Best Places to Work 2017

Bain & Company is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 50 best places to work. Facebook and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2017 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. As …
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