Fortune's new "Change the World" List profiles the top 50 companies that see societal problems as opportunities for business innovation and competitive advantage. Learn more about how these companies were chosen

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1.   Vodafone / Safaricom
UK | Telecommunications
CASE STUDY: Safaricom's Financial Services for the Poor
       
2.  

Google (Alphabet)
USA | Internet

       
3.   Toyota
Japan | Automotive
       
4.   Walmart
USA | Retail
VIDEO: The role of Walmart's philanthropy in shared value
       
5.   Enel
Italy | Electricity
       
6.
 
  GSK
UK | Pharmaceuticals 
VIDEO: GSK's Allan Pamba on the power of business doing good
       
7.   Jain Irrigation
India | Agriculture
MINI-CASE: Jain Saves Water, Increases Efficiency for Smallholder Farmers
       
8.  

Cisco
USA | Networking Equipment
MINI-CASE: Cisco Trains Worldwide Technology Workforce

       
9.   Novartis
Switzerland | Pharmaceuticals
MINI-CASE: Novartis Delivers Healthcare and Education to Remote Communities
       
10.   Facebook
USA | Internet
       
11.   MasterCard
USA | Financial Services
       
12.   Grameen Bank
Bangladesh | Financial Services
       
13.   Alibaba
China | Internet
       
14.   Danone
France | Food & Beverage
       
15.   BYD
China | Manufacturing
       
16.   Cemex
Mexico | Building Materials
CASE STUDY: Cemex Patrimonio Hoy Housing Program
       
17.   Discovery
South Africa | Insurance
VIDEO: Discovery's CEO explains their health-centric business model 
       
18.   Novo Nordisk
Norway | Pharmaceutical
MINI-CASE: Novo Nordisk Changing Diabetes in China
       
19.   SABMiller
UK | Food & Beverage
CASE STUDY: SABMiller Develops Shopkeepers with Business and Social Focus
       
20.   IBM
USA | Computing / IT Counseling
CASE STUDY: IBM’s Corporate Service Corps: The Shift to a Globally Integrated Enterprise
       
21.   Roshan
Afghanistan | Telecommunications
       
22.   Vanguard
USA | Investment Management
       
23.   Starbucks
USA | Coffee Shop
       
24.   Patagonia
USA | Retail
       
25.   Cargill
USA | Food & Beverage
       
26.   BD
USA | Medical Equipment
MINI-CASE: BD's Safety Syringes Promote Healthcare Worker Safety
       
27.   M-Kopa
Kenya | Energy
       
28.   Unilever
UK/Netherlands | Consumer Goods
MINI-CASE: Unilever's Lifebuoy Improves Hygiene in Rural India
       
29.   Ayala
Phillippines | Holdings
       
30.   Whole Foods Market
USA | Grocery
       
31.
  CVS Health
USA | Health Care
       
32.
  Equity Bank
Kenya | Financial Services
       
33.   Intercorp
Peru | Financial Services
       
34.   Philips
Netherlands | Electronics
       
35.   IKEA
Sweden | Retail
VIDEO: Michael Porter discusses IKEA's specialized business model
       
36.   SpaceX
United States | Aerospace
       
37.  

Nike
USA | Apparel

       
38.
  Maersk
Denmark | Conglomerate
       
39.   Intel
USA | Semiconductors
RESEARCH: How Intel Creates Shared Value in Education
       
40.   Arup
UK | Design, Engineering, and Business Consultation
       
41.   Twitter
USA | Internet
       
42.   Ford Motor
USA | Automotive
       
43.   Fitbit
USA | Consumer Electronics
       
44.   Ecolab
USA | Conglomerate
       
45.   Opower
USA | Software
       
46.   Waste Management
USA | Waste Management
       
47.
  Costco
US | Retail
       
48.   Kickstarter
USA | Internet
       
49.   Marks & Spencer
UK | Retail
       
50.   Essilor
France | Medical equipment
       

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