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Industry champions
Company Industry
DuPont Chemicals
Nestlé Consumer Food Products
Tesco Food and Drug Stores
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Most admired for people management
Company Industry rank
General Electric 1
BMW 1
Procter & Gamble 1
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Most admired for innovation
Company Industry rank
Apple 2
Procter & Gamble 1
BMW 1
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How we pick them
The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group started with the FORTUNE Global 500 and large companies with revenue in excess of $10 billion. More
Countries
Most Admired*
Tesco Cheshunt 8.02
J Sainsbury London 7.34
Marks & Spencer** London 6.90
DSG International Hempstead 6.86
BP London 6.60
Kingfisher London 6.48
BT London 6.47
Vodafone Newbury 6.38
Rolls-Royce London 6.37
GlaxoSmithKline Brentford 6.33
Royal Bank of Scotland Edinburgh 6.12
HSBC Holdings London 6.07
BG Group Reading 6.05
Rio Tinto London 5.97
British Airways Harmondsworth 5.68
Royal Mail Holdings London 5.19
Contenders
BAE Systems London 5.97
AstraZeneca London 5.94
Corus Group London 5.89
Anglo American London 5.65
HBOS Edinburgh 5.42
Cadbury Schweppes London 5.08
SABMiller London 4.72
Prudential plc London 4.70
Aviva London 4.58
Diageo London 4.57
Legal & General Group London 4.20
Old Mutual London 4.12
From the March 17, 2008 issue
* To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey.