10 Most Admired for innovation

For the third straight year, Apple is the most admired company for innovation. Which other innovators made the top 10?

Nike
Nike
Innovation rank: 2
Industry rank in Apparel: 1

It all starts with the foot, such as sneakers designed to mimic the experience of running barefoot; or the incredibly cool lineup of footwear, Nike , which works with the iPod. The company puts its money where its mouth is: In 2007, it donated $9 million to create the Nike School Innovation Fund (NSIF) in Oregon public schools.

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Last updated March 04 2008: 10:49 AM ET

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