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Procter & Gamble
Procter & Gamble
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: 5
Rank in Soaps and Cosmetics: 1
(Previous rank: 1)
Overall score: 7.43
Why it's admired
Procter & Gamble has incredible reach. It's the world's largest consumer-products company, with annual sales around $79 billion.

P&G has a long history of earning the respect of its peers -- fifth on the overall list this year, it's been ranked first in its industry every year it's been in the survey since 1997.

With commodity prices rising, P&G says it will have to raise prices on some products. But P&G's products, including Tide, Crest and many other household staples, form a strong foundation to weather volatile prices down the supply chain. --S.D.

Should Procter & Gamble be admired, or what?
Procter & Gamble stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 1
People management 1
Use of corporate assets 4
Social responsibility 1
Quality of management 4
Financial soundness 1
Long-term investment 2
Quality of products/services 4
Global competitiveness 2
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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Headquarters
1 Procter & Gamble Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202
www.pg.com
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