In pics: Indian companies featuring on the Fortune 500.
How Fortune 500 companies are grappling with technology transformation. Only 12 per cent of companies listed in the Fortune Global 500 of 1955 were still listed in the 2017 list. The others have.
Since 1955, when the first FORTUNE 500 was created, more than 1,800 companies have appeared on the list. Many of these companies have changed names over this period, owing to mergers, acquisitions.
Together, this year’s Fortune Global 500 companies employ 69.3 million people worldwide and these are from 33 different countries. The Fortune Magazine regularly publishes the Fortune companies list in July of each year. Since 2020 rankings will be published in July of 2020, you will see that we have the latest Fortune Global 500 is in 2019.
Tech and Internet companies have had a great year, with many climbing the ranks of the 2014 Fortune 500 list, led by Apple, which remains the largest tech firm in the US by revenue.
On latest Fortune 500, most of the few Florida companies to make list rise in ranks Officially, 16 Florida-based companies made the just-released Fortune 500 list of largest U.S. companies based.
Since 1955, when the first FORTUNE 500 was created, more than 1,800 companies have appeared on the list. Many of these companies have changed names over this period, owing to mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcies. Other companies have gone private, or simply changed their names.
The latest Fortune 500 list revealed that 37 of the 500 companies who ranked this year were led by women. Women CEOs account for just 7.4 per cent of Fortune 500 companies. This in a slight improvement from last year’s 33 women leaders. Before that, 2018 saw 24 and in 2010 there were only 15 women CEOs on the list.