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g-f(2)27 The Future 50 index created by BCG and Fortune confirms a bipolar global economy

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BCG and Fortune created the Future 50 index together more than three years ago.
  • Our ranking points to a bipolar global economy: More than 80% are based in North America or Greater China, in line with recent corporate growth patterns.

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  • We wanted to identify companies with the greatest capacity to continually reinvent their businesses and sustain long-term growthwhat we call corporate “vitality.” 
    • The past year has shown that vital companies don’t just survive adversity. They use it to create a competitive advantage.
  • A proven formula. This is the fourth annual edition of our Future 50 index, which assesses the long-term growth prospects of large public companies and identifies who comes out on top. It is intended as a forward-looking companion to traditional business metrics, which generally show only what has happened in the past.
    • g-f(2)26Which companies will survive and thrive two decades from now? It’s a good question for both investors and job hunters to ask, especially considering that roughly half the companies on the Fortune 500 list in the year 2000 are no longer there today. 

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Fernando Machuca



Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City. It is published by Fortune Media Group Holdings, owned by Thai businessman Chatchaval Jiaravanon. The publication was founded by Henry Luce in 1929. The magazine competes with Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek in the national business magazine category and distinguishes itself with long, in-depth feature articles. The magazine regularly publishes ranked lists, including the Fortune 500, a ranking of companies by revenue that it has published annually since 1955. The magazine is also known for its annual Fortune Investor's Guide.

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is an American management consulting firm founded in 1963. The firm is one of the world's three largest strategy consulting firms by revenue. 

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In 2019, BCG ranked #10 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”.

Working Mother magazine recognized BCG as a 2019 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for the thirteenth time, highlighting the firm's paid family leave policies and flexible work options. BCG was also recognized as 2019 Best Companies for Dads and 2020 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women. 

Human Rights Campaign recognized the firm as among the best places to work for LGBT Equality in 2020.

Martin Reeves
Managing Director & Senior Partner, Chairman of the BCG Henderson Institute

Martin Reeves leads the BCG Henderson Institute worldwide, BCG’s think tank on new approaches to strategy and management. Martin is also a member of the BCG Henderson Institute's Innovation Sounding Board, which is dedicated to supporting, inspiring, and guiding upstream innovation at BCG.

Martin is a regular contributor to HBR, MIT SMR, Fortune and other management journals on business strategy and management.

A regular public speaker and a repeat TED@BCG presenter, Martin is also coauthor of Your Strategy Needs a Strategy, which proposes the “strategy palette” as a tool to enable business leaders to tune their approach to strategy to the strategic environment of each business.

Kevin Whitaker
Head of Strategic Analytics of the BCG Henderson Institute

Kevin Whitaker works in the Strategy Lab at Boston Consulting Group’s Henderson Institute, where he is part of a team developing thought leadership and publications on the future of corporate strategy. Before joining the Strategy Lab, Kevin worked at the Henderson Institute’s Center for Macroeconomics, where he developed views on key economics topics and presentations for senior clients and BCG leadership.

Kevin joined BCG in 2013 and worked as a lead analyst for the global financial analysis team, supporting the chief financial officer on projects such as strategic planning and pricing analysis.

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