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Apple retains ‘world’s most-admired company’ title for 12 straight years

For 12 straight years, tech company Apple has been recognized as the ‘world’s most admired company’ in the annual ranking of Fortune.

In a report by, Apple topped the list in every category including innovation, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, use of corporate assets, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

Amazon meanwhile earned the second spot while Microsoft and Google ranked 6th and 7th.

Holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Walt
Disney, and Starbucks completed the top 5 most-admired companies list.

Here is the top 10 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in a survey conducted to 3,750 executives, analysts, directors, and experts:

1. Apple

2. Amazon

3. Berkshire Hathaway

4. Walt Disney

5. Starbucks

6. Microsoft

7. Alphabet (Google)

8. Neflix

9. JPMorgan Chase

10. FedEx

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