No. 1: TOYOTA
The global list, which includes 10 other Indian companies, has been topped by Japanese auto maker Toyota. The Japanese giant is also the world’s largest car manufacturer.
No. 2: GOOGLE
Google is an American Internet company and worldwide search giant, and is the world’s second most reputable company.
No. 3: IKEA
IKEA is a global home products retailer. It is the world’s third most reputable firm. Earlier this year, the Swedish major trashed the Indian retail growth story saying that the country was not even ‘an emerging market’ ready for big retailers with players making more mistakes than success.
No. 4: FERRERO
Ferrero is an Italian confectioner. It is the world’s fourth most reputable business entity.
No. 5: JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Johnson & Johnson is a global pharmaceutical major. The American major is the world’s fifth most reputable firm.
No. 7: KRAFT FOODS
Kraft Foods Inc of the US is world’s third largest food and beverage company. It is also the seventh most reputable firm on earth.
No. 8: NOVO NORDISK
Novo Nordisk is a Denmark’s largest and one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of pharmaceutical products. It is the world’s eighth most reputable firm.
No. 9: GRUPO BIMBO SA
Grupo Bimbo is a giant Mexican food corporation. It might not be too well known in India, but is considered the world’s ninth most reputable firm.
No. 10: MIGROS
Migros is one of Switzerland’s largest supermarket chains. The Federation of Migros Cooperatives, which owns Migros chain of superstores, ranks number 10 in the world in terms of reputation.
The overall rankings are based on the companies’ performance on seven dimensions — workplace, citizenship, governance, products/services, innovation, leadership and performance.