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
Bridgestone Tokyo 5.50
Canon Tokyo 6.32
Honda Motor Tokyo 4.37
Japan Tobacco Tokyo 6.46
JFE Holdings Tokyo 6.36
Nippon Steel Tokyo 6.69
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Tokyo 5.97
Nissan Motor Yokohama 3.86
Panasonic Osaka 5.65
Ricoh Tokyo 5.45
Sony Tokyo 5.85
Tokio Marine Holdings Tokyo 5.91
Toshiba Tokyo 5.30
Toyota Industries Kariya 5.47
Toyota Motor Toyota 4.26
Company City Overall score
Aisin Seiki Kariya 4.18
Ajinomoto Tokyo 5.51
All Nippon Airways Tokyo 5.07
Asahi Breweries Tokyo 1.73
Asahi Kasei Tokyo 4.40
Denso Kariya 4.71
Fujitsu Tokyo 5.17
Hitachi Tokyo 4.47
Japan Post Holdings Tokyo 5.09
Kajima Tokyo 5.56
Kao Tokyo 5.52
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kobe 5.84
KDDI Tokyo 5.63
Kirin Holdings Tokyo 1.50
Kobe Steel Kobe 5.76
Komatsu Tokyo 6.30
Mitsubishi Chemical Tokyo 4.65
Mitsubishi Electric Tokyo 4.61
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Tokyo 6.13
Mizuho Financial Group Tokyo 4.74
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Tokyo 5.00
NEC Tokyo 4.99
Nippon Express Tokyo 5.25
Nippon Life Insurance Osaka 5.31
Sharp Osaka 4.95
Shimizu Tokyo 5.07
Softbank Tokyo 5.53
Sumitomo Chemical Tokyo 4.79
Sumitomo Electric Industries Osaka 4.42
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Tokyo 5.12
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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