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
Japan Tobacco Tokyo 7.15
Toyota Industries Kariya 6.84
Panasonic Osaka 6.78
Nippon Steel Tokyo 6.73
Takenaka Osaka 6.62
JFE Holdings Tokyo 6.61
Shimizu Tokyo 6.47
Sony Tokyo 6.30
Denso Kariya 6.26
Toyota Motor Toyota 6.25
Komatsu Tokyo 6.23
Canon Tokyo 6.05
Honda Motor Tokyo 5.99
Toshiba Tokyo 5.94
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Tokyo 5.89
Bridgestone Tokyo 5.64
Aisin Seiki Kariya 5.50
Japan Post Tokyo 5.41
Nissan Motor Tokyo 5.17
Company City Overall score
Kajima Tokyo 6.38
Kobe Steel Kobe 6.33
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Tokyo 5.87
Hitachi Tokyo 5.86
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Tokyo 5.71
Mitsubishi Electric Tokyo 5.71
KDDI Tokyo 5.57
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kobe 5.54
Sharp Osaka 5.52
Sumitomo Electric Industries Osaka 5.42
Millea Holdings Tokyo 5.38
AEON Chiba 5.34
Seven & I Holdings Tokyo 5.28
Ricoh Tokyo 5.23
All Nippon Airways Tokyo 5.21
Nippon Express Tokyo 5.17
Nippon Life Insurance Osaka 5.09
Japan Airlines Tokyo 5.07
Fujitsu Tokyo 4.92
NEC Tokyo 4.86
Mitsubishi Chemical Tokyo 4.79
Sumitomo Chemical Tokyo 4.53
Suzuki Motor Hamamatsu 4.41
Mazda Motor Hiroshima 4.34
Kirin Brewery Tokyo 4.31
Asahi Breweries Tokyo 4.18
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