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Global    

Boston Consulting Group

Most innovative companies, 2015

Brand Finance

Global 500: the world's most valuable brands, 2015

BrandZ (WPP/Millward Brown)

Top 100 most valuable global brands, 2015

Campden FB (formerly Families in Business)

Top 100 Family businesses in Europe, 2012

Top 100 family businesses in North America, 2011

World's top 50 fastest-growing family businesses, 2012

Corporate Knights Magazine
Global 100 Most sustainable corporations in the world, 2015


Fast Company

World's most innovative companies, 2014


Financial Times
FT500, June 2015 (INSEAD users: log in to FT.com first)
Global top 100 brands, May 2015

Forbes
Global 2000: the world's biggest public companies, 2015

World's most innovative companies, 2015

Fortune
Best 50 global green brands, 2014 (with Interbrand)

Global 500, July 2014  
World's most admired companies, 2014

Infegy

World's 50 most popular brands (based on social media), 2014


Industry Week
World's 1000 largest manufacturers, 2014

Interbrand

Best 100 global brands, 2014

Best 50 global green brands, 2014

LinkedIn

World's most in demand employers, 2014

Red Herring
Top 100 most exciting startups, 2015

Reputation Institute
World's 100 most reputable companies 2015 (free registration required)

Strategy & Business

Global innovation 1000, Oct. 27 2015 (alternate link)

Thomson Reuters/ Derwent World Patents Index

Top 100 global innovators, 2015

Transparency International

Transparency in corporate reporting: world's largest companies , 2014

Transparency in corporate reporting: emerging market multinationals , 2013

UNCTAD

World's top transnational corporations, June 2014

Universum

World's most attractive employers, 2014

Africa & Middle East  

Africa: Africa Report
Top 500, Oct. 2013

Middle East Economic Digest
MEED 100, March 2015 (INSEAD users: login required)


South Africa: Financial Mail
Top companies, 2014

South Africa: Brandfinance
Top 50 most valuable brands, July 2014

Americas   

Brazil: Exame
Melhores e maiores, 2014

Brazil: Valor

Valor 1000, Sept. 2014 (via EMIS)

Latin America: Americaeconomia
Las Mayores 500 Empresas de America Latina, 2014 (See also via EMIS)

Latin America: Latin Trade
LT 500: Latin America's largest companies, Jul/Aug. 2014

North America: Barron's
Barron's 500, May 2015

North America: Campden FB (formerly Families in Business)

Top 100 family businesses in North America, 2011

US: Bloomberg Businessweek
Bloomberg BW 50: best-performing companies in the S&P 500, Feb. 2013

Most popular employers for business students, May 2013

US: Corporate Responsibility Magazine
100 Best corporate citizens, 2014


US: Entrepreneur magazine

Franchise 500, 2014

Top 30 startups to watch, Sept. 2013

Top 100 brilliant companies, June 2014
Top 100 crowdfunded companies, Oct. 2013

US: Family Business
America's 100 largest family businesses, 2011(free registration required)
See also Top 20 details

US: Forbes
America's best small companies, Oct. 2014

America's largest charities, Nov. 2013
America's largest private companies, Dec. 2013


US: Fortune
Best companies to work for, 2014
Fortune 500, 2014

US: Glassdoor.com

Best places to work, 2014

Top 25 companies for work-life balance, 2013

Top companies for compensation & benefits, 2014

Top companies for career opportunities, 2013


US: Inc. Magazine
Inc 5000: Fastest-growing private U.S. companies, 2015

US: Industry Week

America's largest manufacturers, 2014


US: National Association for Female Executives Magazine
Top 50 companies for executive women, 2014

Asia   

Asia: Forbes

Asia's Fab 50, Aug. 2014

Asia: World Brand Lab

Asia's 500 most influential brands, 2014

China: All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce

ACFIC Top 500 private firms, Aug. 2014  N.B. only top 10 shown.

China: BrandZ (WPP/Millward Brown)

Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands,  2015

China: World Brand Lab

China's 500 most valuable brands, 2014 (in Chinese)

India: Business India

Super 100 - India’s largest companies, Dec.  25, 2011

India: Business Standard

BS 1000, Jan. 2014

India: Business Today

BT500: India's top companies, 2014

India: Thomson Reuters/ Derwent World Patents Index

State of innovation India (top 10 by industry), 2013

Europe    

Austria: Trend

Top 500, 2015

Belgium: Tendances Trends
Les Gazelles: entreprises les plus dynamiques, Feb. 2014

Denmark: Borsen
DK 1000, 2014

Europe: Campden FB (formerly Families in Business)

Top 100 family businesses in Europe, 2012


Europe: Europe's 500
Top European Growth Companies, March 2013


France: Expansion 
Les 1000, 2010

France: L'Usine Nouvelle
Les 100 premières usines de France, July 10, 2014

Germany: Manager Magazin
Euro 500, 2014


Portugal: Diário Económico

1000 Maiores Empresas Nacionais, Dec. 2012
PME Líder, 2013

Spain: Actualidad Economica
Las 5000 mayores empresas espanolas, 2013

UK: Management Today
Britain's most admired companies, Dec. 2013

Banking & Finance   

American Banker

FinTech 100 - Top financial technology companies, 2015

Banker
Top 1000 world banks, July 2015 (free registration required)

Top 100 Arab banks, Oct. 2014 (free registration required)

Brandirectory

Banking 500: most valuable banking brands, 2014

Forbes

Fintech 50, Dec. 2015


Global Finance

Biggest emerging markets banks, Nov. 2014

World's best banks, Oct. 2014


Institutional Investor's Alpha

Hedge Fund 100 list, July 2014 (See also: ranking overview)

Latin Trade
Latin America's top 100 banks, 2013

Private Equity International

PEI 50: Largest PE firms in the world, May 2013 (free registration required)
PEI 300: Largest PE firms in the world, May 2013 (free registration required)

Private Equity News

Top 25 most influential PE investors in Europe, Sept. 2014 (See individual registration information for INSEAD users)

World's top performing PE firms, Jan. 2015 (See individual registration information for INSEAD users)

Vault

Top 50 banking firms, 2014

Consulting

Vault

Top 50 consulting firms, 2015

Energy   

IHS

IHS Energy 50, 2014

Platts

Top 250 global energy companies, 2013

Health Care   

MedAd News
Top 50 pharmaceutical companies, Oct. 2015 (See also alternate link)

Top 100 biotechnology companies, June 2015 (See also alternate link)

Pharmaceutical Executive
Top 50 pharma companies, July 2015

Scrip
Scrip 100, 2015

Scrip Asia 100 league table, June 2014

IT & Technology   

American Banker

FinTech 100 - Top financial technology companies, 2015

Boston Globe

MIT 150 - 150th anniversary list of the top 150 ideas and innovators from MIT, May 2011

Computerworld

Premier IT leaders, Feb. 2014

Deloitte

Fast 500: fastest-growing technology companies, 2013

EContent
EContent 100: Top companies in the digital content industry, Dec. 2013

Forbes

Fintech 50, Dec. 2015


Technology Review
10 Emerging technologies, 2014

Thomson Reuters/ Derwent World Patents Index
Top 100 global innovators, 2015

Total Telecom

Global 100: world's biggest operators, Oct. 2014

World Economic Forum

Technology pioneers, 2014

Marketing & Media   

Advertising Age
Marketing fact pack: World's largest agencies; Largest global advertisers, 2014

Marketing News
World's largest marketing research firms: AMA Gold global top 25 report, 2014

Largest U.S. marketing research firms: AMA Gold top 50 report, 2014

Stratégies

Le classement des agences en communication, 2013

Le classement des sociétés de médias, 2012

WARC

Effie effectiveness index: the world's most effective agencies, advertisers and brands, 2014

Warc 100: the world's smartest campaigns and companies, 2014


Retailing    

Euromonitor/ Retail Asia

Top 40 retailers in Asia Pacific, July 2015

Progressive Grocer
Super 50: top U.S. supermarket retailers, 2013

Stores Magazine/ Deloitte
Top 250 global retailers, 2014

 

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