FORTUNE GLOBAL 500 COMPANIES

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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.

THE BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR
WHERE THE WAGE WARS ARE WON
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
WHERE THE WAGE WARS ARE WON
AMTRAK RIDERSHIP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
AMTRAK RIDERSHIP
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
BUILDER MAGAZINE
DATA VISUALIZATION
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
CEO TENURE
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
CEO TENURE
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
CHARTING THE GENDER GAP
STOCKS VOLATILITY
Fortune Magazine
ANIMATION AND CODE
STOCKS VOLATILITY
WATCHING THE DOW LEAP
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
WATCHING THE DOW LEAP
THE COMPANIES OF THE YEAR
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
THE COMPANIES OF THE YEAR
COVER DESIGNS
Fortune Magazine
OTHER
COVER DESIGNS
CARPENTER WAGES
Remodel Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
CARPENTER WAGES
THE LANZHOU PROJECT
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
THE LANZHOU PROJECT
CORN DERIVATED PRODUCTS
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
CORN DERIVATED PRODUCTS
BETTING ON AI STARTUPS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
BETTING ON AI STARTUPS
SAMSUNG HEALTHCARE
Samsung/Washington Post
DIAGRAM
SAMSUNG HEALTHCARE
CHINA BUYS INTO THE U.S.
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
CHINA BUYS INTO THE U.S.
TAXICABS THROUGH HISTORY
NY Times
DIAGRAM
TAXICABS THROUGH HISTORY
FORTUNE 500 REVENUES AND PROFITS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
FORTUNE 500 REVENUES AND PROFITS
THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC PLAYERS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC PLAYERS
THE MOST INDEBTED COUNTRIES
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE MOST INDEBTED COUNTRIES
WORLD TRADE CENTER, AN ANNIVERSARY
FORTUNE MAGAZINE
MAPS, 3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
WORLD TRADE CENTER, AN ANNIVERSARY
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
U.S. TRADE WITH THE WORLD
HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING
BURNING MAN
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
BURNING MAN
MAPPING THE INTERNET
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
MAPPING THE INTERNET
HOUSING STARTS
Builder Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
HOUSING STARTS
IRAQ WAR DISPLACEMENT
The Associated Press
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
IRAQ WAR DISPLACEMENT
RAILROAD MERGERS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DIAGRAM
RAILROAD MERGERS
HEALTH CARE BLAZES AHEAD
Fortune Magazine
ANIMATION AND CODE
HEALTH CARE BLAZES AHEAD
SYRIA, AREAS OF CONTROL
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
SYRIA, AREAS OF CONTROL
ROBOT GARAGE
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
ROBOT GARAGE
THE NEW MOMA
Architect Magazine
DIAGRAM
THE NEW MOMA
OIL PRODUCTION AND STOCKS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
OIL PRODUCTION AND STOCKS
WAR’S ENVIRONMENTAL SCARS
The Associated Press
DIAGRAM
WAR’S ENVIRONMENTAL SCARS
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
Builder Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
HOME PRICE DASHBOARD
TOP REMODELING COMPANIES
Remodel magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
TOP REMODELING COMPANIES
HOW FRACKING WORKS
DIAGRAM
HOW FRACKING WORKS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
MAPPING THE GLOBAL 500
WATER SHORTAGE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
WATER SHORTAGE
AN HISTORY OF MEDIA COMPANIES
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
AN HISTORY OF MEDIA COMPANIES
DRUG TRAFFIC IN THE AMERICAS
The Associated Press
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
DRUG TRAFFIC IN THE AMERICAS
CLOTHING IMPORTS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
CLOTHING IMPORTS
THE NEW SILICON VALLEY
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
THE NEW SILICON VALLEY
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
VENTURE CAPITAL’S EXPANDING UNIVERSE
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
CR car brands
BYTES BEAT BRICKS
Fortune magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
BYTES BEAT BRICKS
THE GROWING WEALTH GAP
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE GROWING WEALTH GAP
WOMEN CEO PERFORMANCE vs. PAY
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
WOMEN CEO PERFORMANCE vs. PAY
WORLD AIRLINE HUBS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
WORLD AIRLINE HUBS
SMART GUNS ARE READY
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
SMART GUNS ARE READY
THE 21st-CENTURY CORPORATION
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
THE 21st-CENTURY CORPORATION
WIND POWER IN THE U.S.
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
WIND POWER IN THE U.S.
CHINA INFRASTRUCTURE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
CHINA INFRASTRUCTURE
CASH HOARDERS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
CASH HOARDERS
HOW DOES AN MRI WORK
Temple Health Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
HOW DOES AN MRI WORK
SURGERY ROBOT
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
SURGERY ROBOT
MAPPING THE U.S. DATA CENTERS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
MAPPING THE U.S. DATA CENTERS
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
Edelman
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION, DIAGRAM
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
INVESTOR’S GLOBAL HOT SPOTS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
INVESTOR’S GLOBAL HOT SPOTS
CLEANING SAND
The Associated Press
DIAGRAM
CLEANING SAND
MOBILITY AT WORK
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
MOBILITY AT WORK
FIGHTING IN THE STREET
The Associated Press
DIAGRAM
FIGHTING IN THE STREET
THE 500 PROFITS RUN OUT OF GAS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE 500 PROFITS RUN OUT OF GAS
St. REGIS TOWER
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
St. REGIS TOWER
DISASTER INSURANCE PAYOUTS
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI
DISASTER INSURANCE PAYOUTS
DRUGS
AARP
3-D / CGI
DRUGS
FORTUNE GLOBAL 500 COMPANIES
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
FORTUNE GLOBAL 500 COMPANIES
HUDSON YARDS PROJECT
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM, ANIMATION AND CODE
HUDSON YARDS PROJECT
CARBON CAPTURE
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
CARBON CAPTURE
QATAR TAKES OVER
Fortune Magazine
OTHER
QATAR TAKES OVER
WHY THE F500 BEATS THE S&P
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
WHY THE F500 BEATS THE S&P
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
EXPLORE THE FORTUNE 500 (2016)
WHEELS OF TOMORROW
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
WHEELS OF TOMORROW
TRUMP’S TWITTER HISTORY
Politico Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, 3-D / CGI
TRUMP’S TWITTER HISTORY
THE GLOBAL 500 MATRIX
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE GLOBAL 500 MATRIX
BMW i3 COUPE
Fortune Magazine
3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
BMW i3 COUPE
IS HILLARY GOOD FOR BUSINESS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
IS HILLARY GOOD FOR BUSINESS
FORTUNE 500 PERFORMANCES
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
FORTUNE 500 PERFORMANCES
THE SEX WAGE GAP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
THE SEX WAGE GAP
WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE
INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING
THE SHIPPING NEWS
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
THE SHIPPING NEWS
BRAIN CONTROL
IEEE SPECTRUM
DIAGRAM
BRAIN CONTROL
NYC TECH MAP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
NYC TECH MAP
LONDON IMPERIAL COLLEGE NEW CAMPUS
Imperial College London
MAPS, DIAGRAM
LONDON IMPERIAL COLLEGE NEW CAMPUS
ANIMATION AND CODE
THE WAY WE EAT
EAST BEAT WEST
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
EAST BEAT WEST
IKEA: ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
IKEA: ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
THE BEST CITIES FOR BUSINESS
Fortune magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
THE BEST CITIES FOR BUSINESS
VOLATILITY IS BACK
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
VOLATILITY IS BACK
COMPANIES PRODUCTIVITY
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
COMPANIES PRODUCTIVITY
RENEWABLE FUEL
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
RENEWABLE FUEL
MAP OF TOBACCO TRADE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, DATA VISUALIZATION
MAP OF TOBACCO TRADE
CARMAKERS IN THE SILICON VALLEY
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
CARMAKERS IN THE SILICON VALLEY
THE TOP DEVELOPERS
Builder Magazine
MAPS
THE TOP DEVELOPERS
BURIED UNDER BOSTON
The Associated Press
MAPS, 3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
BURIED UNDER BOSTON
THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION, ANIMATION AND CODE
60 YEARS OF FORTUNE 500
WHICH MARKETS ARE CHEAP
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
WHICH MARKETS ARE CHEAP
BOTH SIDE OF THE BARRIER
The Associated Press
MAPS, 3-D / CGI, DIAGRAM
BOTH SIDE OF THE BARRIER
ALASKA DRILLING MAP
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
ALASKA DRILLING MAP
THE 50-STATE SHUFFLE
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
THE 50-STATE SHUFFLE
MAPS, ANIMATION AND CODE
MAPPING THE WORLD CHANGERS
CYBER ESPIONAGE
Fortune Magazine
DIAGRAM
CYBER ESPIONAGE
RON CONWAY’S INVESTMENTS
Fortune Magazine
DATA VISUALIZATION
RON CONWAY’S INVESTMENTS
UTAH’S SILICON SLOPES
Fortune Magazine
MAPS
UTAH’S SILICON SLOPES
AFRICA RISE
Fortune Magazine
MAPS, 3-D / CGI
AFRICA RISE