Time100 Most Influential Companies: What 61 Publicly Traded Companies Are On The Inaugural List?

Time Magazine is well-known for its annual Time100 Most Influential People issue. The media brand unveiled a new annual list called the TIME100 Most Influential Companies. The list coincides with the company’s launch of Time business, a new editorial section.

Time Magazine was previously owned by Time Warner and Meredith Corporation MDP before being sold to salesforce.com, inc. CRM owner Marc Benioff.

The list features five different covers featuring the CEOs of Hello Sunshine, the National Basketball Association (NBA), Gro Intelligence, General Motors Company GM and Illumina, Inc. ILMN.

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Here are the publicly traded companies that made the inaugural list, divided into categories by the magazine, which also provided the reason why:


  • Bumble Inc BMBL: Designing a smarter, safer dating app
  • Beyond Meat Inc BYND: Popularizing plant-based protein
  • Tilray Inc TLRY: Commanding the cannabis market
  • Roblox Corp RBLX: Building a metaverse



  • Sony Corp SONY: Creating the high-demand game consoles
  • Twitter TWTR: Upgrading a platform
  • Teladoc Health Inc TDOC: Updating telemedicine
  • Apple Inc AAPL: Doubling down on defining products
  • Mattel Inc MAT: Toying with a media empire
  • Equinor ASA EQNR: Fueling up, more sustainably
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. DAL: Thinking ahead
  • Nike Inc NKE: Channeling change
  • Mercadolibre Inc MELI: Leading e-commerce in Latin America
  • Mastercard Inc MA: Moving finance forward
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc WBA: Vaccinating the vulnerable
  • CVS Health Corp CVS: Administering vaccines
  • Volkswagen VWAGY: Racing to lead EVs
  • Pfizer Inc. PFE and BioNTech SE-ADR BNTX: Immunizing the world
  • Home Depot Inc HD: Improving home improvement
  • Johnson & Johnson JNJ: Delivering a one-dose vaccine



  • Zillow Group Inc Z: Opening houses
  • Moderna Inc MRNA: Making a new kind of vaccine
  • Zoom Video Communications ZM: Enabling virtual connection
  • Flutter Entmt ADR PDYPY: Playing for keeps
  • Adidas ADR ADDYY. Reducing waste
  • Farfetch Ltd FTCH: Digitizing fashion
  • Nintendo NTDOY: Creating communities
  • Spotify Technology SA SPOT: Betting big on talk
  • BYD Company ADR BYDDY: Scaling electric transport
  • Netflix Inc NFLX: Redefining Hollywood
  • NVIDIA Corporation NVDA: Developing critical chips
  • Yum China Holdings YUMC: Inventing the future of fast food



  • General Motors: Engineering a greener future
  • Microsoft Corporation MSFT: Powering the lockdown
  • Walmart Inc WMT: Keeping America fed, clothed and vaccinated
  • Paypal Holdings Inc PYPL: Unearthing the digital wallet
  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd BABA: Coalescing e-commerce
  • FedEx Corporation FDX: Taking flight
  • Coinbase Global Inc COIN: Shoring up crypto’s credibility
  • AT&T Inc. T: Keeping Americans connected
  • Facebook, Inc. FB: Fighting (and fueling) misinformation
  • Alphabet Inc GOOGGOOGL: Searching for a better world
  • BP plc BP: Changing course
  • Procter & Gamble PG: Cleaning up at home
  • Walt Disney Co DIS: Supercharging franchises
  • SoftBank Group. Corp SFTBY: Moving markets
  • Unilever plc UL: Parting with plastics
  • United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS: Delivering the goods
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd SSNLF: Dominating electronics
  • Tencent Holdings ADR TCEHY: Evolving its footprint
  • Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN: Dominating e-tail
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. TSM: Producing the chips that connect us



  • Illumina: Decoding COVID-19
  • Airbnb Inc ABNB: Adapting to a new travel reality
  • NextEra Energy Inc NEE: Generating green power
  • Peloton Interactive Inc PTON: Spinning to success
  • Shopify Inc SHOP: Helping small retailers compete
  • Tesla Inc TSLA: Electrifying the automotive industry
  • DoorDash Inc DASH: Giving restaurants a lift
  • Coursera Inc COUR: Easing the shift to virtual learning

    The list also includes Oatly, an expanding oat-milk empire, which has filed to go public. Robinhood, which is “shaking up stock trading,” has also filed for an IPO.

    (Image: Time Magazine)

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