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The world’s 500 largest companies generated $27.6 trillion in revenues and $1.5 trillion in profits in 2015. Together, this year’s Fortune Global 500 companies employ 67 million people worldwide and are represented by 33 countries.

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InteractiveVisualize the Global 500Each year a whole host of factors - the global economy, trade policies, mergers and acquisitions and corporate upheaval among them - push and pull at the Global 500 rankings. To help you quickly see how each country is represented on the list, we put the Global 500 on a world map. Now you can see each company's location, revenue and profit at a glance. We also invite you to take a look at how each Global 500 company has moved around in the ranks over the past 20 years.View here →

News About The Global 500

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VW's sales have so far not taken a beating from its "Dieselgate" scandal.

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Baidu Posts Its Biggest Decline Ever Since Going Public

A scandal earlier this year continues to plague China's answer to Google.

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Here’s How 3 Global Companies Are Embracing Disruption

Anheuser-Busch InBev, Germany's E.ON, and Singapore's Flex have more in common than you think.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Global 500 in 6 Charts

Revenues and profits were down, but the global workforce keeps growing.

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Can Big Still Be Beautiful?

CEO Alex Gorsky is turning 250 companies into one.

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