Our annual ranking of the world's largest corporations


Countries
Country
Rank ▾
Company Global
500
rank
City Revenues
($ millions)
1 Total 11 Courbevoie 231,580
2 AXA 25 Paris 142,712
3 BNP Paribas 30 Paris 127,460
4 GDF Suez 33 Courbevoie 126,077
5 Carrefour 39 Boulogne-Billancourt 121,734
6 Crédit Agricole 58 Paris 105,156
7 Société Générale 67 Paris 98,464
8 Électricité de France 73 Paris 90,806
9 Peugeot 85 Paris 83,305
10 Groupe BPCE 103 Paris 75,082
11 France Télécom 141 Paris 62,956
12 Groupe Auchan 149 Croix 61,699
13 Renault 158 Boulogne-Billancourt 59,272
14 Saint-Gobain 161 Courbevoie 58,560
15 CNP Assurances 182 Paris 51,521
16 Vinci 183 Rueil-Malmaison 51,385
17 Foncière Euris 200 Paris 48,748
18 Sanofi 201 Paris 48,747
19 Veolia Environnement 202 Paris 48,486
20 Bouygues 218 Paris 45,669
21 SNCF 219 Paris 45,587
22 Vivendi 257 Paris 40,063
23 La Poste 320 Paris 34,268
24 Christian Dior 322 Paris 34,244
25 Air France-KLM Group 324 Roissy 34,001
26 Schneider Electric 353 Rueil-Malmaison 31,128
27 Michelin 382 Clermont-Ferrand 28,809
28 L'Oréal 391 Clichy 28,286
29 Alstom 404 Levallois-Perret 27,417
30 Danone 411 Paris 26,861
31 Lafarge 480 Paris 22,970
32 Sodexo 495 Issy-les-Moulineaux 22,262
From the July 23, 2012 issue
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
U.S. 132
China 73
Japan 68
Company 2011 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,200,000
China National Petroleum 1,668,072
State Grid 1,583,000
Company 2011 Profits
($ millions)
Gazprom $44,459.6
Exxon Mobil $41,060
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $32,214.1
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