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Open Corporation: Preview of thematic rankings

open corporation ranking 2017

200 multinational companies observed and compared on: transparency, accessibility of information, union and civil rights, social, environmental and financial responsibility,


Launch press conference November 16th 2017

ITUH, International Auditorium, Boulevard Roi Albert II, 5 – Bruxelles

200 multinational companies observed and compared on: transparency, accessibility of information, union and civil rights, social, environmental and financial responsibility,

Preview of thematic rankings 


Joint first: Philips and UniCredit.

On the podium: Salini Impregilo and Accor .

In the top 10 positions: Assicurazioni Generali, Philip Morris International, Industria de Diseño Textil (Inditex-Zara), Pirelli, Air France-KLM, Rentokil Initial, Alphabet Inc., Adecco Group, Autogrill.


Air France-KLM “almost” perfect. “Almost” because even though the company ranks first in accessbility, it still suffers from structural limitations regarding web access to company sites.

Excellent performance by Unicredit. Enel on the podium as well.

Ample improvement margins #ForAll, even for those in the Top Ten:

Rentokil, CBC Television, EY, Accor, General Electric Company, Adecco Group, Philip Morris International


First place for Philip Morris, on the podium Enel and Pirelli as well.

In the Top Ten: Adecco Group, UniCredit, Air France-KLM, Rentokil Initial, Accor, Assicurazioni Generali, Autogrill, Telefónica.

From what sectors? Four from services, three from the food/hotels/restaurants sectors, three from manufacturing, one from transports.

From which countries? Three are Italian, two are French; Switzerland, United Kingdom and Spain are present as well.


More impressive than Unicredit in first place and Assicurazioni Generali in third place, finance is their job after all, is the second place by Salini (Salini Impregilo ranked second in the Ambiente/ Environment ranking)


Danish Crown AmbA appears in the top 10 as well:

1          UniCredit S.p.A.

2          Salini Impregilo Spa

3          Assicurazioni Generali (Generali Group SpA)

4          Rentokil Initial plc

5          Accor S.A

6          Autogrill S.p.A

6          Philips – Koninklijke Philips N.V.

7          Danish Crown AmbA

7          ENEL S.p.A.

8          Adecco Group

9          Industria de Diseño Textil S.A.

10        Philip Morris International Inc.



16 companies for 10 positions.

Norsk Hydro ASA ranks first, and leads the numerous group of companies producing power.

Credit, insurance and services companies are the majority; many companies also from the HORECA sector: Autogrill (5), Sodexo (10) and  Accor (8).

Big commerce and manufacturing companies are present as well, but none from the electronics sector.


1          Norsk Hydro ASA

2          Assicurazioni Generali (Generali Group SpA)

3          ENEL S.p.A.

3          Pirelli & C. SpA

4          Air France-KLM S.A.

4          Schneider Electric SE

5          Autogrill S.p.A

5          UniCredit S.p.A.

6          Adecco Group

7          Industria de Diseño Textil S.A.

8          Accor S.A

8          Solvay S.A

8          Telefónica, S.A.

9          Danske Bank A/S

10        Bank of America Corporation

10        Sodexo S.A.


Two Korean companies would have ranked in 11th place. But can there be CSR in a country classified in the red band of the “The 2017 ITUC Global Rights   Index”?

Italian version HERE

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