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

The Fortune Change the World List

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

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
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

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
  CVS Health
USA | Health Care
  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

USA | Apparel

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
US | Retail
48.   Kickstarter
USA | Internet
49.   Marks & Spencer
UK | Retail
50.   Essilor
France | Medical equipment

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