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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
British American Tobacco London 7.17
Reckitt Benckiser Group London 7.16
HSBC Holdings London 6.28
Vodafone Newbury 6.26
GlaxoSmithKline Brentford 6.26
Barclays London 6.06
BT Group London 5.98
Rolls-Royce London 5.96
BG Group Reading 5.88
Diageo London 4.90
SABMiller London 4.09
Company City Overall score
AstraZeneca London 5.68
BP London 5.63
Imperial Tobacco Bristol 5.57
Rio Tinto London 5.55
BAE Systems London 5.51
Anglo American London 5.22
Prudential plc London 5.17
British Airways Harmondsworth 5.11
Aviva London 4.83
Legal & General Group London 4.71
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Edinburgh 4.54
Royal Mail Holdings London 4.47
Compass Group Chertsey 4.37
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group start with about 1,400 companies... More