Company rankings

 

Global

    

Boston Consulting Group

Most innovative companies, March 2019

Brand Finance

Global 500: the world's most valuable brands, Jan. 2019

BrandZ (WPP/Millward Brown)

Top 100 most valuable global brands, 2019

Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Top 100 global innovators, 2018-19
CB Insights
Global unicorn club, Jan. 2019

Corporate Knights Magazine
Global 100 Most sustainable corporations in the world, Jan. 2019

Fast Company

World's most innovative companies, Feb. 2019

Financial Times
FT500, June 2015 (INSEAD users: log in to FT.com first) N.B. No longer published. 2015 is the last edition.
Global top 100 brands, July 2018

Forbes
Global 2000: the world's biggest public companies, May 2019

World's most innovative companies, May 2018

Fortune
Global 500, 2018
World's most admired companies, 2019

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Interbrand

Best 100 global brands, 2018

Pitchbook
VC Unicorn report, Aug. 2018 (free registration required)
Reputation Institute
Global CSR RepTrak: the 100 most socially reputable companies, 2019

Strategy&

Global innovation 1000, 2018

TechCrunch
Unicorn leaderboard, May 2019
University of St. Gallen
Global family business index FB500: largest 500 family firms in the world, Feb.2019
Universum
World's most attractive employers for business students, 2018 (free registration required)

Wall Street Journal
Billion dollar startup club (unicorns), Apr. 2019 (free registration required)

 

Africa & Middle East  

MEED Business Review
MEED 100, Oct. 2018 (INSEAD users: login required)
South Africa: Brandfinance
Top 50 most valuable brands, June 2018

 

Americas 

Americas: LinkedIn
Top Companies: where Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the US want to work now, Apr. 2019

Brazil: Exame
Melhores e maiores, Aug. 2018

Brazil: Valor

Valor 1000, Aug. 2018 (via EMIS)

Latin America: Americaeconomia
Las Mayores 500 Empresas de America Latina, Apr. 2019 (via EMIS)
Latin America: Latin Trade
LT 500: Latin America's largest companies, 2018 (via Ebsco)
North America: Barron's
100 Most sustainable US companies, Feb. 2019 (free registration required)

US: Campden FB (formerly Families in Business)

Top 10 wholly-owned US family businesses, May 2016

US: Corporate Responsibility magazine
100 Best corporate citizens, May 2018

US: Entrepreneur magazine

Franchise 500, 2019

Top 100 brilliant companies, 2018

US: Forbes
America's best small companies, Apr. 2019

America's largest charities, Dec. 2018
America's largest private companies, Oct.2018

US: Fortune
Best companies to work for, 2019
Fortune 500, 2019

US: Glassdoor.com

Best places to work, 2019

US: Inc. Magazine
Inc 5000: Fastest-growing private U.S. companies, 2018

US: Industry Week

America's largest manufacturers, 2018

 

Asia

 

Asia: Forbes

Asia's Fab 50, Sept. 2018

Asia: LinkedIn
Top Companies: Where China, India and Japan want to work now, Apr. 2019

China: All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
Top 10 private firms, Sept. 2018 (see also China.org

China: Brand Finance
China 300: the most valuable Chinese brands, 2019

China: BrandZ (Kantar/Millward Brown)

Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands,  2018

India: Business India
Super 100, Nov.-Dec. 2018

India: Business Today

BT500: India's top companies, Nov. 2018

 

Europe

 

Austria: Trend
Top 500, 2019
Belgium: Tendances Trends
Les Gazelles: entreprises les plus dynamiques, 2019 (by province)
Europe: Financial Times
FT1000: Europe's fastest-growing companies, March 2019
Europe: LinkedIn
Top Companies: where France, Germany and the UK want to work now, Apr. 2019
France: Figaro Etudiant
Most attractive employers for recent French graduates (in French), May 2018
Germany: Manager Magazin
Largest German family businesses, July 2018
Russia: Transparency International

Transparency in Corporate Reporting: Assessing Russia’s Largest Companies, Jan. 2018

UK: Financial Times
FT Future 100: British companies making an impact, either on society or in their industry, Sept. 2018
UK: Management Today
Britain's most admired companies, 2018

 

Banking & Finance 

 

Banker
Top 1000 world banks, July 2019 (free registration required)

Top 100 African banks, May 2019 (free registration required)

Top 100 ASEAN banks, April 2019 (free registration required)

Top Islamic GCC banks, March 2019 (free registration required)

Brandirectory

Banking 500: most valuable banking brands, Jan. 2019

Financial Times
FT 300: Top US registered investment advisers, June 2019

Global Finance

Biggest emerging markets banks, Nov. 2018

World's best banks, Oct. 2018

Institutional Investor's Alpha
Hedge Fund 100 overview, Aug. 2018

Private Equity International

PEI 300: Largest PE firms in the world, 2019 (See also full report)

Vault

Top 50 investment banks / Best investment banks to work for, 2018

 

Healthcare

 

MedAd News
Top 50 pharmaceutical companies, Oct. 2018

 Pharmaceutical Executive
Top 50 pharma companies, Aug. 2018

Scrip
Scrip 100 2018: world's top 100 pharma companies, Dec. 2017  (INSEAD members: 2019 ed. available in print, on request)
Scrip Asia 100 2019 

 

IT & Technology  

 

Business Insider France
Top Fintech "unicorns" , May 2018 (in French)
Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)/ Derwent World Patents Index 
Top 100 global innovators, 2018-19

Deloitte

Technology Fast 50 in Central Europe, 2018

EContent
EContent 100: Top companies in the digital content industry, Nov. 2017

Financial Times
Europe's 100 digital champions, Nov. 2018

Fintech City
Fintech 50: hottest fintechs in Europe, 2018
IDC
Fintech Top 100, 2018
KPMG/ H2 Ventures
Fintech 100: leading global fintech innovators, 2018

Megabuyte
Megabuyte 50: top private UK companies in software and ICT, 2018
Megabuyte Quoted25 : top UK mid-market quoted companies in software and ICT, 2019
Top emerging stars: top high-growth UK companies, 2019

MIT Technology Review
10 Breakthrough technologies (and key players), Feb. 2019

Total Telecom

Global 100: world's biggest operators, Apr. 2018 (free registration required)

World Economic Forum

Technology pioneers, 2019

 

Marketing & Media 

 

Advertising Age
Marketing fact pack: World's largest agencies; Largest global advertisers, 2019 (free registration required)

AMA - American Marketing Association
AMA Gold Top 50 US market research firms, May 2018 (free registration required)

Stratégies

Top 100 annonceurs en France (top adspend in France), April 2019

WARC

Effie effectiveness index: the world's most effective agencies, advertisers and brands, May 2018

Warc creative 100: the world's most creative campaigns, brands and agencies, 2018

Warc effective100: the world's most effective campaigns, brands and agencies, 2018

 

 

 

Retailing    

 

Deloitte
Top 250 global retailers, 2018
Entrepreneur magazine
Franchise 500: top global franchises, 2018
Euromonitor/ Retail Asia
Top 50 retailers in Asia Pacific, 2018
Progressive Grocer
Super 50: top U.S. supermarket retailers, May 2019

 

 

 

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