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Bertelsmann
Address: Carl Bertelsmann Str. 270
GŁtersloh, Germany 33311
Phone: 49-5241-800
Website: www.bertelsmann.com
Overall score: 7.11
Top 20 rank: N.A.
Rank in Entertainment: 4
Innovation 4
People management 3
Use of corporate assets 6
Social responsibility 2
Quality of management 3
Financial soundness 7
Long-term investment 4
Quality of products/services 3
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