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The Value of Strong Country Reputation in 2017

We recently released the 2017 Country RepTrak®, the study of the most reputable countries in the world. Canada, Switzerland and Sweden claimed the top 3 spots and all three countries have ranked in the top 5 of the study consistently over the last 6 years. This blog will explore what happened further down the list […]
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BlackRock Doubles Down on CSR

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s recent annual letter to CEOs holds a mirror up to leading companies around the world and challenges them to take a serious look at their purpose as organizations. From corporate governance to local community investment, Fink emphasized the importance of CSR programs that make a real impact on both financial and […]
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Innovation Drives Strong Reputation for Visa

Visa, Inc. has been experiencing financial success year over year since its IPO in 2008. Our reputation research also reveals that Visa continually outperforms its competitors like American Express, Mastercard and the financial industry as a whole when it comes to measuring reputation. In fact, Visa’s most recent Pulse score (74.5) is over 5 points […]
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Retailer Colruyt tops Belgian ranking – highlights from 2017 Belgium RepTrak®

Since 2011, Reputation Institute has published a reputation ranking of the largest, most well-known companies in Belgium. In the recently published results of the 2017 Belgium RepTrak® by Reputation Institute’s partner akkanto, retailer Colruyt tops the list for the sixth time. In this seventh edition of the Belgium RepTrak®, Colruyt achieves an excellent reputation score […]
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CSR Alignment and Your Reputation

Your reputation is the reflection of your brand’s promise in the perceptions of stakeholders. Anyone who’s even vaguely keeping tabs on corporate communications knows that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is increasingly a key ingredient to reaching stakeholders. For companies like Tom’s and Warby Parker, it’s at the very core of their business model. And as […]
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The Reputation Challenge of Telecom: Shielding the Intangible

The Telecom Industry has gone through a profound transformation in the last 30 years, evolving from basic communications to an ever-present companion operating across a multitude of channels. Developments such as the introduction of fiber-optics, the advancement of mobile telephony and the arrival of the Internet have allowed telecommunications companies (telcos) to play a functional […]
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Swiss Rail (SBB) makes strides in heavily scrutinized transit industry

Reputation Institute has just released its ranking of the most reputable companies in Switzerland. Our analysis not only shows the ranking of the companies in Switzerland that score the highest among the public, it also lists the companies that demonstrated outstanding performance year-over-year. An example of this is Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (Swiss Federal Railways, or SBB). […]
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Social Media’s Role in Corporate Reputation

As organizations scramble to keep up with emerging social platforms and trends, they are also looking for ways to confirm that their message and brand are consistent across these new channels. So how have companies like Panera Bread, Levi Strauss & Co., Domino’s Pizza and Starbucks leveraged social media to communicate their brand proposition and effectively […]
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Winning Millennials in the Dutch Financial sector

Google ‘millennials’ and the results are endless. As a generation, they are under the microscope constantly as organizations around the world dedicate resources to understanding what makes them tick. But before we paint them all with the one brush, Millennials can vary widely across geographies and industries. In a recent research brief, we honed in […]
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Industry Reputation – Benefit or Burden?

Ask any organization in the energy or financial sectors and they’ll tell you: the reputation of the industry you’re in can heavily influence your organization’s reputation. But this can also be a positive as well, as is the case for brewers in Belgium. We recently published a research brief comparing the impact of industry on […]
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