The Tata Group and Infosys Technologies, ranking 6th and 14th in the Global 200: The World’s Best Corporate Reputations compiled by US-based Reputation Institute. Tata and Infosys secured “excellent” Global Pulse scores of 82.84 and 81.18 respectively.
The list also includes other Indian companies like Maruti Suzuki (77th), State Bank of India (107th), Hindustan Lever (131st), Hero Honda Motors (147th), Life Insurance Corporation of India (161st), Bajaj Auto (169th), ONGC (186th), Mahindra & Mahindra (191st) and Indian Oil Corporation (199th).
The five most reputed companies in the world are Toyota Motor Corp., Google Inc., Swedish furniture retailer IKEA, Italian food and tobacco firm Ferrero, and Johnson & Johnson.
Other giants in the list are: Walt Disney (12th), Philips Electronics (31st), Sony Corp. (35th), Colgate-Palmolive (36th), Honda Motor Co. (39th), Cadbury Schweppes (45th), General Electric (49th), Nestle (57th), Apple (63rd), Hewlett-Packard (66th), Boeing (78th), Dell (82nd), The Coca-Cola Co. (83rd), PepsiCo (100th), IBM (108th), Unilever (128th), Microsoft (137th), Samsung Electronics (163rd), Nokia (177th), British Airways (179th), LG Electronics (196th) and Airbus (197th).
According to Reputation Institute, a reputation is built on 7 pillars: Product/Services; Innovation; Workplace; Governance; Citizenship; Leadership; and Performance.
All companies are measured in their home country only, and the results standardized to remove unique country-level variation and enable cross-country comparisons. [source]