To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey. The rest are listed as contenders.
Most Admired
Company City Overall score
British American Tobacco London 7.18
Reckitt Benckiser Group London 7.13
BG Group Reading 6.64
Vodafone Newbury 6.63
BP London 6.63
Tesco Cheshunt 6.61
HSBC Holdings London 6.50
Rio Tinto London 6.30
SABMiller London 6.26
Rolls-Royce London 6.11
GlaxoSmithKline Brentford 5.94
AstraZeneca London 5.93
BT London 5.76
J Sainsbury London 5.69
Diageo London 5.40
Compass Group Chertsey 5.38
Company City Overall score
Anglo American London 5.95
Imperial Tobacco Bristol 5.81
BAE Systems London 5.66
Cadbury London 5.65
British Airways Harmondsworth 5.09
Aviva London 4.96
Royal Mail Holdings London 4.40
From the March 22, 2010 issue
Top 50 Headquarters
Show: Top 50 | All Most Admired: The Americas | Europe | Asia/Australia
Pick a country

Which company do you most admire?
  • Apple
  • Google
Find companies you most admire
 Innovation  Quality of management
 People management  Financial soundness
 Use of corporate assets  Long-term investment
 Social responsibility  Product/services quality
 Global competitiveness  

The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group start with about 1,400 companies... More
Current Issue
  • Give the gift of Fortune
  • Get the Fortune app
  • Subscribe
Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.