Fortune’s Blue Ribbon Companies

Updated: Jun 11, 2014 3:50 PM UTC | Originally published: Nov 30, 2012
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American Express

Ranked:

95 on Fortune 500
344 on Global 500
2 in Consumer Credit Card and Related Services on World's Most Admired Companies
60 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
25 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Google

Ranked:
73 on Fortune 500
277 on Global 500
1 in Internet Services and Retailing on World's Most Admired Companies
1 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
1 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Intel

Ranked:
51 on Fortune 500
173 on Global 500
1 in Semiconductors on World's Most Admired Companies
46 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
28 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Microsoft

Ranked:
37 on Fortune 500
119 on Global 500
5 in Computer Software on World's Most Admired Companies
76 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
17 on 100 Top MBA Employers

Courtesy: Cisco

Cisco Systems

Ranked:
64 on Fortune 500
237 on Global 500
2 in Network and Other Communication s Equipment on World's Most Admired Companies
90 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
68 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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3M

Ranked:
102 on Fortune 500
368 on Global 500
18 in World's Most Admired Companies
37 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Accenture

Ranked:
405 on Global 500
2 in Information Technology Services on World's Most Admired Companies
92 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
32 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Amazon.com

Ranked:
56 on Fortune 500
206 on Global 500
2 in Internet Services and Retailing on World's Most Admired Companies
6 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Apple

Ranked:
17 on Fortune 500
1 in Computers on World's Most Admired Companies
8 on 100 Fastest-Growing Companies
3 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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AT&T

Ranked:
11 on Fortune 500
32 on Global 500
2 in Telecommunications on World's Most Admired Companies
93 on 100 Top MBA Employers

Courtesy: Boeing

Boeing

Ranked:
39 on Fortune 500
123 on Global 500
3 in Aerospace and Defense on World's Most Admired Companies
48 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Exxon Mobil

Ranked:
1 on Fortune 500
2 on Global 500
2 in Petroleum Refining on World's Most Admired Companies
33 on 100 Top MBA Employers

Courtesy: General Electric

General Electric

Ranked:
6 on Fortune 500
22 on Global 500
1 in Electronics on World's Most Admired Companies
16 on 100 Top MBA Employers

General Mills

Ranked:
181 on Fortune 500
6 in Consumer Food Products on World's Most Admired Companies
63 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
50 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Goldman Sachs Group

Ranked:
80 on Fortune 500
290 on Global 500
2 in Megabanks on World's Most Admired Companies
7 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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IBM

Ranked:
19 on Fortune 500
57 on Global 500
1 in Information Technology Services on World's Most Admired Companies
22 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Ranked:
16 on Fortune 500
51 on Global 500
1 in Megabanks on World's Most Admired Companies
10 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Johnson & Johnson

Ranked:
42 on Fortune 500
138 on Global 500
5 in Pharmaceuticals on World's Most Admired Companies
15 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Marriott International

Ranked:
217 on Fortune 500
5 in Hotels, Casinos, Resorts on World's Most Admired Companies
57 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
65 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Oracle

Ranked:
82 on Fortune 500
300 on Global 500
4 in Computer Software on World's Most Admired Companies
100 on 100 Top MBA Employers

Courtesy: PepsiCo

PepsiCo

Ranked:
41 on Fortune 500
133 on Global 500
2 in Consumer Food Products on World's Most Admired Companies
27 on 100 Top MBA Employers

Courtesy: Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble

Ranked:
27 on Fortune 500
86 on Global 500
2 in Consumer Food Products on World's Most Admired Companies
18 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Starbucks

Ranked:
227 on Fortune 500
2 in Food Services on World's Most Admired Companies
73 on 100 Best Companies to Work For
20 on 100 Top MBA Employers

Courtesy: target

Target

Ranked:
38 on Fortune 500
120 on Global 500
1 in General Merchandisers on World's Most Admired Companies
38 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Wal-Mart Stores

Ranked:
2 on Fortune 500
3 on Global 500
3 in General Merchandisers on World's Most Admired Companies
83 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Walt Disney

Ranked:
66 on Fortune 500
249 on Global 500
1 in Entertainment on World's Most Admired Companies
12 on 100 Top MBA Employers

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Wells Fargo

Ranked:
26 on Fortune 500
80 on Global 500
3 in Megabanks on World's Most Admired Companies
67 on 100 Top MBA Employers