The annual ranking for the world’s top 50 innovative companies by Boston Consulting Group has been released. The Covid-19 pandemic has not only impacted small businesses but has also hit giant tech companies badly. One thing that everyone has realized during the pandemic is the importance of innovation and how it helps especially in rough times. The infographic below reveals the rankings of the top 50 most innovative companies in the world.
According to the graphic, Apple has been constantly at the same rank as it was back in 2005. Despite the pandemic crises, the big tech company managed to secure its first position. Google Alphabet holds the second rank which means that the company has grown during the pandemic as well because, in 2013, it rested at third rank. Followed by Amazon and Microsoft, Amazon’s rank has been fluctuating in the past but Microsoft maintained its fourth position in the annual ranking through 2005 and 2013 to 2021 now.
A US biotechnology and health company, Pfizer has also made it into the top 10 among the 50 most innovative companies. The main reason for Pfizer’s entry into the list would most probably be its invention of the Covid-19 vaccine.
All in all, as the chart below depicts, tech and telecommunication companies have been the top performers throughout the years. Whereas, giant tech companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Amazon have successfully maintained their high rankings. Furthermore, some new additions have been seen in the list that has paved their way into the top 10 most innovative companies and these include, Amazon, Tesla, Huawei and Sony.
Infographic by: Statista.com