Posted on July 16th, 2012 nrapp 1 comment
Despite financial turmoil in Europe and disasters in Japan, the world’s largest corporations had record profits and revenue in 2011. Where on earth will the growth come from next?
The fortune global 500 used to be a scorecard by which Western companies measured their dominance. Today the list is more diverse than ever. Our map shows the headquarters cities of the list companies, layered over data showing each country’s gains in gross national income from 2000 to 2010. This suggests that the Global 500 isn’t just a way to measure corporate muscle—in some cases it is an indicator of prosperity too.
Posted on July 15th, 2011 nrapp 4 comments
Fortune set out to find the next business hot spots. We looked at economic data, asked business leaders where they planned to open new offices and factories, and called on Booz Allen Hamilton consultants to suss out emerging innovation hubs, especially in Asia.
This map overlays the location of these cities. The size of each country represent the population under age 25. The color shows growth in GNI. Click to see the complete world map in high resolution.
Also in the same Fortune’s issue, to illustrate a story describing the new technology companies popularity on the market, a graphic comparing IPOs now and during the last bubble.