TIMEan American news magazine and news website published a list of the 100 Most Influential Companies in the World† These companies shape the way society lives and thinks.
These companies represent a wide range of industries from technology, healthcare, banking and entertainment to clothing, cosmetics, social media, etc.
Edward Felsenthal, TIME Editor-in-Chief and CEO writes: “A year ago, we launched TIME Business, a new franchise dedicated to exploring the growing influence of business not only on our economic lives, but also as a force society and our collective. future….”
“As TIME’s business coverage continues throughout the year, these are the companies we’ll be watching most — and we encourage you to do the same,” writes TIME Editor in Chief @efelsenthal #TIME100Companies https://t.co/zs4pagM8Yg
— TIME (@TIME) March 30, 2022
He added: “Down the road, the company has grown from a very small portion of our coverage to about a fifth of all the content we publish. That’s the way it should be. From the vaccines that are taking the world out of the worst depths of the pandemic to the unprecedented withdrawal of Western companies from Russia as an instrument of war, business has never had a greater impact.”
Here is the full list of companies available on the portal of Time magazine.
Highlights from the list:
As usual, global tech giants love Microsoft, Apple, Nvidia, Meta, TikTok, IBMand others made it to the list this year as well.
Of the 100 companies, more than 70 are headquartered in the United States, such as Ford, Capital One, UPS, Meta, Netflix, DoorDash, Wyze, Upwork, Microsoft, Walgreens and more.
Ten companies are headquartered in Europe, namely Balenciaga, Klarna, Orsted, Spotify, Oxford Nanopore Technologies and more.
Many financial services companies such as Nubank, Klarna, Capital One and others have been incorporated this year.
Entertainment companies like AMC Entertainment Holdings, Spotify, TikTok, HYBE, Netflix, Disney, Sony and more are also part of the list.
— TIME (@TIME) Apr 1, 2022
Here comes a big surprise!
Even Tesla Inc was a headline company for the past year, it failed to make its entry into the vast array of companies.
Tesla managed to make its impact in the energy and electric vehicle field by introducing a universal EV charger and delivering energy packs to California when wildfires engulfed the region and many such achievements.
Alex Fitzpatrick, a senior editor at Time magazine who oversaw the list’s creation, said, “These 100 companies — and the executives who lead them — together represent the companies and leaders charting a vital path forward.”
TIME to receive key leaders today
today, that is Apr 1 at 1:00 PM ET, TIME is all set to host key leaders from companies that made it to TIME’s new 100 most influential companies list.
— TIME (@TIME) March 31, 2022
AMC Theater CEO Adam Aron, BlocPower Founder Donnel Baird, Joro App CEO and Founder Sanchali Pal and IBM Chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna will participate in the special TIME100 Talks, the virtual series where business leaders from various industries speak about solutions and encourage action for a better world.
According to Time magazine’s website, the nomination has been received from their network of editors and correspondents from around the world as well as industry experts.
The company then evaluates them based on key metrics such as relevance, impact, innovation, leadership, ambition and success.