Two from N.J. named in Top 50 of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies list

By Emily Bader
New Jersey | Jan 22, 2019 at 1:13 pm

Two New Jersey companies have ranked in the Top 50 of Fortune magazine’s The World’s Most Admired Companies list for 2019.

Fortune said it worked with consulting firm Korn Ferry to poll 3,750 executives, directors and analysts to find out which companies were the world’s corporate role models. The rankings were determined on nine criteria, including investment value, quality of management, products, social responsibility, ability to attract talent and more.

New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson was ranked No. 17 on the list with an overall score of 8.08.

Unilever, which has its U.S. headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, was ranked No. 39 on the list with an overall score of 7.37.

Here are the Top 10:

  1. Apple;
  2. Amazon;
  3. Berkshire Hathaway;
  4. Walt Disney;
  5. Starbucks;
  6. Microsoft;
  7. Alphabet;
  8. Netflix;
  9. JPMorgan Chase;
  10. FedEx.

To read the full list and methodology, click here.

Emily Bader | ebader@roi-nj.com | emilybader