IR Global Rankings Announces the Best Ranked Companies in 2013

Nov 28, 2013, 15:15 ET from IR Global Rankings

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IR Global Rankings ("IRGR"), the most comprehensive technical ranking system for Investor Relations Websites, Online Annual Report, Financial Disclosure Procedures and Corporate Governance Practices, jointly with London Stock Exchange, supporting entities and Global Coordinators - Arnold & Porter, KPMG, MZ Group and Sodali -, is pleased to communicate the successful conclusion of the 15th annual edition of IR Global Rankings.

More than 300 companies worldwide participated in the 2013 edition. Participants had the opportunity to meet representatives of the IRGR team and will also receive their individual feedback and best practices reports after the award ceremony.

The best ranked companies for the 2013 edition of IR Global Rankings are as follows:

#1 - BASF
#2 - Royal Philips
#3 - Royal Dutch Shell plc 

Best Improvement - IR Website:

Best Ranked Companies - Global:

 IR Website:  

 Online Annual Report: 

#1 - Deutsche Post DHL

#1 - BASF

#2 - Danske Bank

#2 - Royal Philips

#3 - Turk Telekom

#3 - Royal Dutch Shell plc

#4 - BASF

#4 - ALL - America Latina Logistica S.A. 

#5 - Bayer AG

#5 - Randstad Holding 

 Financial Disclosure Procedures: 

 Corporate Governance Practices:

#1 - EDP Energias de Portugal

#1 - Royal Philips

#2 - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.

#2 - Royal Dutch Shell plc

#3 - NLMK 

#3 - Infosys Limited

#4 - ALL - America Latina Logistica S.A

#4 - BASF

#5 - BASF

#5 - Kotak Mahindra Bank 

Best Ranked Companies - IR Website, by Region:

Latin America:

 North America:


#1 - JSL S.A.

#1 - FedEx Corp.

#1 - Capcom

#2 - Banrisul

#2 - General Electric

#2 - China Telecom


#3 - Cameco Corporation 

#3 - China Mobile




#1 - Sappi Limited

#1 - Tata Steel

#1- Deutsche Post DHL  

#2 - Netcare Limited    

#2 - Infosys Limited

#2 - Danske Bank

#3 - Reunert Limited

#3 - Nucleus Software Exports  

#3 - Turk Telekom

Middle East:

GB Auto

Best Ranked Companies - IR Website, by Industry:

 Basic Material: 

 Consumer Goods:

 Consumer Services:





 Health Care:


 Danske Bank

 Bayer AG

 Deutsche Post DHL

 Oil & Gas:

 Real Estate:


 Galp Energia

 EZTEC Empreendimentos e Participacoes 

 Positivo Informatica



 Turk Telekom


#1 - Hindustan Unilever Limited 
#2 - Marisa Lojas S.A.
#3 - Light S.A.

IR Global Rankings would like to thank and congratulate all the investor relations teams for their achievements and efforts. The preparations for the 2014 edition are already underway. Please stay tuned for more communications.

The Top 30 global results are already available on our website:

2013 IR Global Rankings participants list (in alphabetical order): ABB Ltd; Abril Educacao S.A.; Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.; Adecco; Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd.; Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Group; Aegon NV; AES Gener; AGC Networks Ltd; Air France-KLM; Al Rajhi Bank; ALL - America Latina Logistica S.A; Alpargatas S.A.; Alpha Bank; Amadeus IT Holding; Ambev; American Electric Power; American Public Education, Inc.; AMR Corp.; Anhanguera Educacional; ANZ; ARC Resources Ltd; ATA Inc.; AVerMedia Technologies; AXA; Banco do Brasil; Banco Santander Brasil; Banco Sofisa S/A; Banrisul; Barry Callebaut; BASF SE; Bayer AG; BBVA; Bematech S.A.; Bharat Forge Limited ; BHG S.A.; BM&FBOVESPA; BMO Financial Group; BNP PARIBAS; Bombardier; BP plc; BR Properties; Brasil Brokers Participacoes SA; BrasilAgro; Braskem; BRF S.A.; BRMALLS; Brookfield Incorporacoes S.A.; Brookfield Office Properties Inc.; BT Group plc; Bursa Malaysia Berhad; Cameco; Campbell Soup Company; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce; Capcom Co., Ltd.; Caterpillar Inc.; CGI Group Inc.; Limited; Chesapeake Energy; China Communications Services Corporation Limited; China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd.; China Mobile Ltd; China Railway Group; China Resources Gas Group Limited; China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited; China State Construction International Holdings Limited; China Telecom Corporation Limited; CHROMA ATE INC. ; Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.; Cia de Saneamento Basico de Sao Paulo - SABESP; Cia. Hering; Cielo; Cisco Systems; Colgate-Palmolive; Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC; Companhia de Gás de São Paulo - COMGAS; COMPARTAMOS, S.A.B DE C.V.; Consorcio ARA; Consumer Goods; Contax Participacoes; COPASA; COPEL - Companhia Paranaense de Energia; CPFL Energia; CTCI Corporation; Cubist; Danske Bank A/S; DASA; Delhaize Group; Deutsche Telekom AG; Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC; Dipped Products PLC; Domino's Pizza; Dr Pepper Snapple Group; Dr. Datsons Labs Ltd; Duratex; E*TRADE Financial Corporation; EcoRodovias Infraestrutura e Logistica S/A; Edelweiss Financial Services Limited (formerly Edelweiss Capital Limited); EDP - Energias de Portugal; EDP Energias do Brasil; eFuture Information Technology Inc.; Empresas Copec; Empresas ICA, S.A. DE C.V.; Engineers india Limited; ENN Energy; Erste Group Bank AG; Estacio Participacoes; Eternit S.A; Even Construtora e Incorporadora S.A.; EVRAZ plc; EZTEC Empreendimentos e Participacoes S;   Far EasTone Telecom; Federal Grid Company; Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System (JSC FGC UES); FedEx Corp.; Fertilizantes Heringer; Fibria Celulose S.A; Flextronics; Fluor; Fraport AG; Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.KGaA; Gafisa; Galp Energia; Gap Inc.; Garanti Bank; GB Auto; GE; Gerdau S.A.; Gilead Sciences; Global Sources; Global Sweeteners Holdings Limited; Globe Telecom, Inc.; GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.; GRUPO SURA; Gruppo Campari; Halfords Group plc; Hannover Rück SE; Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd.; Hayleys PLC; Helbor Empreendimentos S.A.; Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.; Hindustan Unilever Limited; Hindustan Zinc Limited; Hospira, Inc.; HSBC Holdings plc; HUL; Hypermarcas S.A.; Hysan Development Company Limited; Iberdrola; IDGC of Centre; Infosys Limited; ING Group; Intel; ITC; Jazztel; JBS S.A.; JSL SA; Kcell; KEC International Limited; Kesko Corporation; Klabin; Klabin SA; KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK LIMITED; KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK LIMITED; Kroton; Legal & General Group Plc; Level 3 Communications; Life Technologies; Light S.A.; Localiza Rent a Car S.A; LUKOIL; Lupatech S/A; Magazine Luiza; Marco; Marfrig Alimentos S.A.; Marisa Lojas S.A.; Micron Technology, Inc.; Microsoft; Millennium BCP; Mindray Medical International Limited; Mindtree Limited; MorphoSys AG; Mota-Engil, SGPS; MRV; Multiplus; National Bank of Canada; Natura Cosmeticos; Nestle; Netcare Limited; NIS a.d. Novi Sad; NKT; NLMK; North American Palladium Ltd.; Nucleus Software Exports Ltd.; Oberoi Realty Limited; Oi S.A.; OJSC MegaFon; Omnicare, Inc.; ONEOK Partners; Pacific Basin Shipping (HK) Limited; Parana Banco S.A.; PDG Realty S.A.; PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA - PETROBRAS; PHILIPS; Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China; Pirelli; PLDT; PORTO SEGURO S.A; PotashCorp; PPG Industries, Inc.; President Chain Store; Prologis, Inc.; QIAGEN N.V.; Qualicorp; RBS; Reliance Capital Limited; RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED; REPSOL S.A.; Reunert Limited; Rostelecom; Royal Durch Shell plc; RWE; Ryder System Inc.; Sa Sa International Holdings Ltd.; Salzgitter AG; SANTANDER; Santos Brasil; Sao Martinho S.A.; SAP AG; Sappi Limited; Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation; Sercomm Corporation; Severstal; Shin Kong Financial Holding Co., Ltd.; Shinsei Bank Limited; Shun Tak Holdings Ltd.; Sinovac Biotech Ltd.; SKS Microfinance Limited; SLC Agrícola; SmarTone Telecommunications; Smiles; Software AG; Sopra Group; Springs Global; St Jude Medical; St. Jude Medical, Inc.; Stanley Black & Decker; Starbucks; STR; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd; Taishin Financial Holdings; Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited; TATA STEEL LIMITED; TAV Havalimanlari; TECNISA S.A.; TELUS; The Cooper Companies, Inc.; The Hertz Corporation; ThyssenKrupp AG; TOTVS; Tractebel Energia S.A.; Triunfo; Türk Telekomunikasyon A.S.; Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS; UCB; Ultra Petroleum Corp.; Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.; Unidas; Unisys; United Parcel Service; Uralkali; URS; VALID S.A; Varian Medical Systems; VASCO Data Security; Vedanta Resources plc; Veidekke ASA; Vertex Pharmaceuticals; Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe; Vimpelcom Ltd; ViroPharma Incorporated; Viscofan; voestalpine AG; Vornado Realty Trust; Websense; Wilson Sons; Wipro Limited; Yellow Media Limited; Yuanta Financial Holdings; Yuzhou Properties Company Limited; Zurich Insurance Group.

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