Forbes and Statista have once again published their ranking of the world’s best employers. 160,000 employees of multinational or supra-regional companies from 58 countries were surveyed. The questions were about the extent to which respondents would be willing to recommend their employer and how satisfied they are with their employer in terms of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, image, economic relevance, development of talent and in relation to Equality and social responsibility.
Michelin North America has been ranked America’s best large employer by Forbes magazine. Naming the tyre maker the top company in its America’s Best Employers 2018 survey, Forbes commented that “Michelin may not be the first organisation that comes to mind when you think about corporate social responsibility, but its business model centres on sustainability.” The publication also noted that Michelin is a member of the United Nations Global Compact and acts as corporate partner to numerous good causes, also offering its employees the opportunity to participate in volunteering efforts.
The Michelin Group has been selected by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Employers” for 2017. On this year’s list, the company is ranked first in the Automotive Industry and 34th overall out of 500 large employers. Michelin states that this recognition highlights its commitment to “building a culture that enables every employee to leverage their unique talents to serve its diverse customers across the United States, and around the globe.”
He appeared together with his mother at the apex of financial publication Bilanz’s list of the 500 richest Germans last autumn, and now Georg Schaeffler has been named the richest person in Germany by Forbes magazine. According to Forbes, the 80 per cent owner in Continental majority shareholder the Schaeffler Group possesses assets worth US$26.9 billion, which secures him 21st place in the publication’s global rich list and first in Germany. His top spot in the national table sees him ahead of a trio of discount supermarket moguls – the owners of Aldi Süd (which operates Aldi in the UK), Lidl and Aldi Nord.
The founder and CEO of the Alliance Tire Group has been honoured in Forbes India’s Leadership Awards 2014. Yogesh Mahansaria was one of nine Indian entrepreneurs selected by the publication as being outstanding in a particular field. Forbes India gave Mahansaria the ‘NextGen Entrepreneur’ award for “harnessing the competitive advantages of Indian and Israeli assets, and scaling up a niche B2B business globally by paying close attention to end users across geographies.”