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World’s Most Admired Top 10 companies in innovation, social responsibility, management

Innovation

Innovation

No. 7: Nike

1. Apple

2. Amazon.com

3. Google

4. Qualcomm

5. Royal Dutch Shell*

5. Whole Foods Market*

7. Nike

8. Starbucks

9. Facebook

10. Starwood Hotels & Resorts

*Tie

No. 7: Nike

1. Apple

2. Amazon.com

3. Google

4. Qualcomm

5. Royal Dutch Shell*

5. Whole Foods Market*

7. Nike

8. Starbucks

9. Facebook

10. Starwood Hotels & Resorts

*Tie

People management

Exxon Mobil

No. 1: Exxon Mobil

2. VF

3. McDonald’s

4. Marriott International

5. Starbucks

6. Qualcomm

7. Royal Dutch Shell

8. J.P. Morgan Chase

9. Nestlé

10. IBM*

10. U.S. Bancorp*

*Tie

Product quality

Product quality

No. 1: Apple

2. Nordstrom

3. Amazon.com

4. Whole Foods Market

5. Qualcomm

6. Caterpillar

7. Exxon Mobil*

7. Royal Dutch Shell*

9. Walt Disney

10. Procter & Gamble

*Tie

No. 1: Apple

2. Nordstrom

3. Amazon.com

4. Whole Foods Market

5. Qualcomm

6. Caterpillar

7. Exxon Mobil*

7. Royal Dutch Shell*

9. Walt Disney

10. Procter & Gamble

*Tie

Long-term investment

Long-term investment

No. 1: Nestlé

2. VF

3. Qualcomm

4. Visa

5. Caterpillar

6. Hyatt Hotels

7. Nike

8. Walt Disney

9. Sysco

10. Exxon Mobil*

10. McDonald’s*

*Tie

No. 1: Nestlé

2. VF

3. Qualcomm

4. Visa

5. Caterpillar

6. Hyatt Hotels

7. Nike

8. Walt Disney

9. Sysco

10. Exxon Mobil*

10. McDonald’s*

*Tie

Fiscal soundness

Fiscal soundness

No. 1: Google

2. Apple

3. Exxon Mobil

4. McDonald’s

5. Qualcomm

6. Marriott International

7. Nestlé

8. Nike

9. Berkshire Hathaway

10. Oracle

No. 1: Google

2. Apple

3. Exxon Mobil

4. McDonald’s

5. Qualcomm

6. Marriott International

7. Nestlé

8. Nike

9. Berkshire Hathaway

10. Oracle

Employee retention

Employee retention

No. 7: Facebook

1. Exxon Mobil

2. Apple

3. Marriott International

4. Google

5. Qualcomm

6. Royal Dutch Shell

7. Facebook

8. Whole Foods Market

9. Nike

10. Nestlé

No. 7: Facebook

1. Exxon Mobil

2. Apple

3. Marriott International

4. Google

5. Qualcomm

6. Royal Dutch Shell

7. Facebook

8. Whole Foods Market

9. Nike

10. Nestlé

Social responsibility

Social responsibility

No. 1: Marriott International

2. Starbucks

3. Whole Foods Market

4. Royal Dutch Shell

5. CH2M Hill

6. Nike

7. Nestlé

8. Walt Disney*

8. Statoil*

10. Wyndham Worldwide

*Tie

No. 1: Marriott International

2. Starbucks

3. Whole Foods Market

4. Royal Dutch Shell

5. CH2M Hill

6. Nike

7. Nestlé

8. Walt Disney*

8. Statoil*

10. Wyndham Worldwide

*Tie

Use of assets

Use of assets

No. 4: Caterpillar

1. Exxon Mobil

2. Marriott International

3. Royal Dutch Shell

4. Caterpillar

5. Nestlé

6. McDonald’s

7. U.S. Bancorp

8. Starbucks

9. Colgate-Palmolive

10. Chevron

No. 4: Caterpillar

1. Exxon Mobil

2. Marriott International

3. Royal Dutch Shell

4. Caterpillar

5. Nestlé

6. McDonald’s

7. U.S. Bancorp

8. Starbucks

9. Colgate-Palmolive

10. Chevron

Global competitiveness

Global competitiveness

No. 2: McDonald’s

1. Nestlé

2. McDonald’s

3. Caterpillar

4. Yum! Brands

5. Nike

6. Apple*

6. Google*

8. Marriott International

9. Exxon Mobil

10. Fluor

*Tie

No. 2: McDonald’s

1. Nestlé

2. McDonald’s

3. Caterpillar

4. Yum! Brands

5. Nike

6. Apple*

6. Google*

8. Marriott International

9. Exxon Mobil

10. Fluor

*Tie