So this year’s Forbes Global 2000 list (the 16th edition) is out, ranking 500 publicly-traded companies across 60 countries in terms of employee satisfaction. For the continent of Africa, Kenya’s telecom firm Safaricom emerges as the best employer, while ranking 67th place globally.
Here is a snippet of the African companies ranking by the Forbes business magazine:
|Company||Country||Africa ranking||World Ranking|
|Africa Naspers||South Africa||2||224|
|First Rand||South Africa||3||432|
The Forbes ranking was based on a survey done by the publisher on over 430,000 correspondents from across the globe. The correspondents, who are employees of the various companies, were asked to rate their own employer. They were also asked the likelihood of them recommending their current employer to a friend or family members. They were also asked which other employers they admired.
The International Players
This list as mentioned before contains only publicly-traded companies, and collectively they have a market value of $56.8 trillion. They also made $39.1 trillion in sales, $3.2 trillion in profit, and have combined assets of $189 trillion.
And for the first time since 2015, the U.S. and China are splitting the top 10 positions evenly among themselves. To in …read more