Blue-Ribbon Companies

Which companies were on the most Fortune lists - including the FORTUNE 500, Fastest-Growing and Best Companies to Work For - this year?

7 Microsoft No. 49Fortune 500
No. 139Global 500
No. 4In Computer Software industry on
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No. 3In Computers industry on
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No. 50100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 7100 Top MBA Employers
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
7 Procter & Gamble No. 25Fortune 500
No. 74Global 500
No. 1In Household and Personal Products industry on
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No. 1In Household and Personal Products industry on
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No. 68100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 17100 Top MBA Employers
No. 2Top Companies for Leaders
6 Apple No. 121Fortune 500
No. 367Global 500
No. 2In Computers industry on
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No. 2In Computers industry on
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No. 6100 Fastest-Growing Companies
No. 6100 Top MBA Employers
6 Cisco Systems No. 77Fortune 500
No. 232Global 500
No. 1In Network Communications industry on
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No. 32Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 11100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 64100 Top MBA Employers
6 Citigroup No. 8Fortune 500
No. 14Global 500
No. 5In Megabanks and Credit Card Companies industry on
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No. 3In Mega Banks industry on
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No. 11100 Top MBA Employers
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
6 Eli Lilly No. 149Fortune 500
No. 481Global 500
No. 4In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 4In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 79100 Top MBA Employers
No. 13Top Companies for Leaders
6 General Electric No. 6Fortune 500
No. 11Global 500
No. 1In Electronics industry on
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No. 1In Electronics industry on
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No. 8100 Top MBA Employers
No. 1Top Companies for Leaders
6 IBM No. 15Fortune 500
No. 42Global 500
No. 1In Computers industry on
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No. 1In Computers industry on
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No. 23100 Top MBA Employers
No. 8Top Companies for Leaders
6 Intel No. 62Fortune 500
No. 183Global 500
No. 5In Semiconductors industry on
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No. 2In Semiconductors industry on
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No. 44100 Top MBA Employers
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
6 Valero Energy No. 16Fortune 500
No. 43Global 500
No. 5In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 7In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 22100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 36100 Fastest-Growing Companies
5 Abbott Laboratories No. 102Fortune 500
No. 312Global 500
No. 5In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 7In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 80100 Top MBA Employers
5 American Express No. 79Fortune 500
No. 243Global 500
No. 1In Megabanks and Credit Card Companies industry on
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No. 74100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 30100 Top MBA Employers
5 Amgen No. 171Fortune 500
No. 3In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 6In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 40100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 48100 Top MBA Employers
5 Anheuser-Busch No. 146Fortune 500
No. 478Global 500
No. 1In Beverages industry on
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No. 1In Beverages industry on
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No. 49100 Top MBA Employers
5 Bank of America No. 9Fortune 500
No. 21Global 500
No. 2In Megabanks and Credit Card Companies industry on
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No. 1In Mega Banks industry on
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No. 10100 Top MBA Employers
5 Best Buy No. 72Fortune 500
No. 179Global 500
No. 3In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 1In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 81100 Top MBA Employers
5 Boeing No. 28Fortune 500
No. 87Global 500
No. 2In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 1In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 67100 Top MBA Employers
5 Capital One Financial No. 154Fortune 500
No. 492Global 500
No. 84100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 5Top Companies for Leaders
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
5 Chevron No. 4Fortune 500
No. 7Global 500
No. 2In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 2In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 73100 Top MBA Employers
5 Coca-Cola No. 94Fortune 500
No. 285Global 500
No. 3In Beverages industry on
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No. 3In Beverages industry on
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No. 25100 Top MBA Employers
5 Exxon Mobil No. 2Fortune 500
No. 2Global 500
No. 1In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 1In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 68100 Top MBA Employers
5 FedEx No. 68Fortune 500
No. 203Global 500
No. 1In Delivery industry on
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No. 1In Delivery industry on
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No. 58100 Top MBA Employers
5 General Mills No. 213Fortune 500
No. 3In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 3In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 70100 Top MBA Employers
No. 6Top Companies for Leaders
5 Goldman Sachs No. 24Fortune 500
No. 72Global 500
No. 3In Securities industry on
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No. 36100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 3100 Top MBA Employers
5 Hewlett-Packard No. 14Fortune 500
No. 41Global 500
No. 5In Computers industry on
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No. 7In Computers industry on
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No. 59100 Top MBA Employers
5 Johnson & Johnson No. 36Fortune 500
No. 112Global 500
No. 2In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 2In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 13100 Top MBA Employers
5 Lehman Brothers No. 47Fortune 500
No. 132Global 500
No. 1In Securities industry on
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No. 15100 Top MBA Employers
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
5 Lockheed Martin No. 57Fortune 500
No. 160Global 500
No. 3In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 3In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 83100 Top MBA Employers
5 Medtronic No. 222Fortune 500
No. 4In Medical Products and Equipment industry on
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No. 72100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 71100 Top MBA Employers
No. 12Top Companies for Leaders
5 Motorola No. 52Fortune 500
No. 143Global 500
No. 3In Network Communications industry on
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No. 42Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 77100 Top MBA Employers
5 Nike No. 158Fortune 500
No. 499Global 500
No. 1In Apparel industry on
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No. 69100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 9100 Top MBA Employers
5 Northrop Grumman No. 73Fortune 500
No. 217Global 500
No. 5In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 6In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
5 PepsiCo No. 63Fortune 500
No. 184Global 500
No. 2In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 2In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 33100 Top MBA Employers
5 Target No. 33Fortune 500
No. 96Global 500
No. 2In General Merchandisers industry on
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No. 12Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 29100 Top MBA Employers
5 Verizon Communications No. 13Fortune 500
No. 39Global 500
No. 3In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 1In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 82100 Top MBA Employers
5 Walt Disney No. 64Fortune 500
No. 191Global 500
No. 1In Entertainment industry on
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No. 1In Entertainment industry on
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No. 20100 Top MBA Employers
4 3M No. 97Fortune 500
No. 302Global 500
No. 14America's Most Admired Companies Top 20
No. 27100 Top MBA Employers
4 Alcoa No. 71Fortune 500
No. 213Global 500
No. 3In Metals industry on
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No. 2In Metals industry on
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4 Allstate No. 61Fortune 500
No. 181Global 500
No. 5In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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No. 6In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 AT&T No. 27Fortune 500
No. 86Global 500
No. 2In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 2In Telecommunications industry on
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4 Bear Stearns No. 138Fortune 500
No. 445Global 500
No. 2In Securities industry on
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No. 46100 Top MBA Employers
4 Berkshire Hathaway No. 12Fortune 500
No. 33Global 500
No. 1In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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No. 1In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 BMW No. 88Global 500
No. 1In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 1In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 24100 Top MBA Employers
4 BP No. 4Global 500
No. 3In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 3In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 62100 Top MBA Employers
4 Caterpillar No. 55Fortune 500
No. 151Global 500
No. 4In Industrial and Farm Equipment industry on
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No. 3In Industrial and Farm Equipment industry on
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4 CDW No. 342Fortune 500
No. 2In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 82100 Best Companies to Work For
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
4 Comcast No. 84Fortune 500
No. 260Global 500
No. 4In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 3In Telecommunications industry on
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4 Constellation Energy No. 119Fortune 500
No. 363Global 500
No. 5In Energy industry on
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No. 5In Energy industry on
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4 Costco Wholesale No. 32Fortune 500
No. 94Global 500
No. 1In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 2In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 CVS/Caremark No. 51Fortune 500
No. 142Global 500
No. 4In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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No. 4In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 Deere No. 98Fortune 500
No. 304Global 500
No. 2In Industrial and Farm Equipment industry on
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No. 2In Industrial and Farm Equipment industry on
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4 Dell No. 34Fortune 500
No. 102Global 500
No. 27Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 53100 Top MBA Employers
4 Dow Chemical No. 40Fortune 500
No. 123Global 500
No. 4In Chemicals industry on
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No. 3In Chemicals industry on
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4 DuPont No. 74Fortune 500
No. 225Global 500
No. 1In Chemicals industry on
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No. 1In Chemicals industry on
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4 Gap No. 144Fortune 500
No. 475Global 500
No. 7In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 50100 Top MBA Employers
4 General Dynamics No. 92Fortune 500
No. 280Global 500
No. 6In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 5In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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4 General Motors No. 3Fortune 500
No. 5Global 500
No. 5In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 7In Motor Vehicles industry on
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4 GlaxoSmithKline No. 147Global 500
No. 5In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 93100 Top MBA Employers
No. 17Top Companies for Leaders
4 Goodyear Tire & Rubber No. 114Fortune 500
No. 348Global 500
No. 2In Motor Vehicle Parts industry on
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No. 4In Motor Vehicle Parts industry on
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4 Google No. 241Fortune 500
No. 2In Internet Services and Retailing industry on
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No. 1100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 1100 Top MBA Employers
4 Hartford Financial Services No. 82Fortune 500
No. 251Global 500
No. 4In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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No. 2In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 Home Depot No. 17Fortune 500
No. 44Global 500
No. 5In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 5In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 Honeywell International No. 69Fortune 500
No. 209Global 500
No. 8In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 94100 Top MBA Employers
4 International Paper No. 93Fortune 500
No. 282Global 500
No. 1In Forest and Paper Products industry on
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No. 1In Forest and Paper Products industry on
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4 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. No. 11Fortune 500
No. 31Global 500
No. 6In Mega Banks industry on
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No. 45100 Top MBA Employers
4 Johnson Controls No. 67Fortune 500
No. 201Global 500
No. 1In Motor Vehicle Parts industry on
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No. 2In Motor Vehicle Parts industry on
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4 Kimberly-Clark No. 137Fortune 500
No. 437Global 500
No. 4In Household and Personal Products industry on
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No. 4In Household and Personal Products industry on
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4 Kroger No. 26Fortune 500
No. 80Global 500
No. 6In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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No. 8In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 L'Oréal No. 353Global 500
No. 2In Household and Personal Products industry on
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No. 35100 Top MBA Employers
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
4 Lowe's No. 45Fortune 500
No. 130Global 500
No. 4In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 3In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 Marriott International No. 203Fortune 500
No. 1In Hotels, Casinos, Resorts industry on
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No. 89100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 52100 Top MBA Employers
4 McDonald's No. 108Fortune 500
No. 329Global 500
No. 2In Food Services industry on
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No. 14Top Companies for Leaders
4 Morgan Stanley No. 20Fortune 500
No. 61Global 500
No. 5In Securities industry on
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No. 12100 Top MBA Employers
4 Nestlé No. 56Global 500
No. 1In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 1In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 41100 Top MBA Employers
4 New York Life Insurance No. 78Fortune 500
No. 233Global 500
No. 2In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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No. 2In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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4 News Corp. No. 88Fortune 500
No. 266Global 500
No. 2In Entertainment industry on
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No. 2In Entertainment industry on
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4 Nokia No. 119Global 500
No. 20Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 96100 Top MBA Employers
No. 3Top Companies for Leaders
4 Northwestern Mutual No. 112Fortune 500
No. 339Global 500
No. 1In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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No. 3In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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4 Nucor No. 161Fortune 500
No. 2In Metals industry on
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No. 6In Metals industry on
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No. 63100 Fastest-Growing Companies
4 Occidental Petroleum No. 124Fortune 500
No. 377Global 500
No. 2In Mining, Crude-Oil Production industry on
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No. 1In Mining, Crude-Oil Production industry on
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4 ONEOK No. 208Fortune 500
No. 1In Energy industry on
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No. 1In Energy industry on
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No. 69100 Fastest-Growing Companies
4 Prudential Financial No. 66Fortune 500
No. 199Global 500
No. 3In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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No. 1In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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4 Publix Super Markets No. 107Fortune 500
No. 326Global 500
No. 3In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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No. 57100 Best Companies to Work For
4 Qualcomm No. 317Fortune 500
No. 4In Network Communications industry on
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No. 14100 Best Companies to Work For
Top 2020 Great Employers for New Grads
4 Raytheon No. 96Fortune 500
No. 294Global 500
No. 4In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 4In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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4 Royal Dutch Shell No. 3Global 500
No. 4In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 4In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 98100 Top MBA Employers
4 Safeway No. 56Fortune 500
No. 155Global 500
No. 5In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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No. 2In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 Staples No. 126Fortune 500
No. 397Global 500
No. 6In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 6In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 Starbucks No. 310Fortune 500
No. 1In Food Services industry on
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No. 16100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 14100 Top MBA Employers
4 Texas Instruments No. 162Fortune 500
No. 1In Semiconductors industry on
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No. 1In Semiconductors industry on
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No. 87100 Best Companies to Work For
4 Toyota Motor No. 6Global 500
No. 2In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 2In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 28100 Top MBA Employers
4 Travelers Cos. No. 89Fortune 500
No. 271Global 500
No. 6In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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No. 4In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 Unilever No. 120Global 500
No. 5In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 6In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 66100 Top MBA Employers
4 United Parcel Service No. 43Fortune 500
No. 128Global 500
No. 2In Delivery industry on
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No. 2In Delivery industry on
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4 United Technologies No. 42Fortune 500
No. 127Global 500
No. 1In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 2In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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4 Walgreen No. 44Fortune 500
No. 129Global 500
No. 2In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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No. 3In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 Wal-Mart Stores No. 1Fortune 500
No. 1Global 500
No. 19America's Most Admired Companies Top 20
No. 13Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
4 Washington Mutual No. 81Fortune 500
No. 250Global 500
No. 2In Mortgage Services industry on
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No. 92100 Top MBA Employers
4 Wells Fargo No. 41Fortune 500
No. 126Global 500
No. 3In Megabanks and Credit Card Companies industry on
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No. 65100 Top MBA Employers
4 Weyerhaeuser No. 105Fortune 500
No. 319Global 500
No. 2In Forest and Paper Products industry on
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No. 2In Forest and Paper Products industry on
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4 Xerox No. 145Fortune 500
No. 477Global 500
No. 3In Computers industry on
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To make CNNMoney's list of Blue-Ribbon companies, a company must appear on at least 4 Fortune lists in a calendar year. Those include: the FORTUNE 1000, Global 500, America's Most Admired Companies, Global Most Admired Companies, 100 Best Companies to Work For, 100 Fastest-Growing Companies, 100 Most Desirable MBA Employers, Top Companies for Leaders and 20 Great Employers for New Grads. For Most Admired, a company must either appear on America’s Most Admired Companies Top 20 overall, Global Most Admired Companies Top 50 overall, or rank in the top half of its industry to count toward inclusion on the Blue-Ribbon list.
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