Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) is an American multi-national consumer goods corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. P&G is the world's largest maker of consumer packaged goods. It has five global segments that comprise its vast portfolio of hair, skin and personal, oral, family, feminine, and baby care product lines. Name brand products include Always, Braun, Crest, Fusion, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Mach3, Olay, Oral-B, and Pantene, as well as Bounty, Charmin, Dawn, Downy, Gain, Pampers, and Tide.
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is one of the largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies in North America, with annual revenues of more than $18 billion. Launched as a public and independent company on Oct. 1, 2012, the new Kraft has the spirit of a startup and the soul of a powerhouse. Kraft markets an unrivaled portfolio of products in the beverage, cheese, refrigerated meals and grocery categories, primarily in the United States and Canada. The KRFT stock is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the NASDAQ-100 stock indices.
Reliant provides electricity, smart energy solutions and energy services to business and residential customers across Texas. Reliant is part of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), a Fortune 250 company that is at the forefront of changing how people think about, buy and use energy. Backed by a diverse portfolio of nearly 140 power generating facilities that can support millions of homes and businesses nationwide, NRG’s retail businesses, including Reliant, serve almost 3 million customers in 10 states and the District of Columbia. Collectively, NRG’s retail brands are the largest providers of electricity in Texas.
Microsoft was founded in 1975. The company’s mission is to enable people and organizations throughout the world to do more and achieve more by creating technology that transforms the way people learn, work, play, and communicate. Microsoft develops and markets software, services, and devices that deliver new opportunities, greater convenience, and enhanced value to people’s lives. The organization does business worldwide and has offices in more than 100 countries.
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. The company ranked #123 on the Fortune 500 in 2013.
Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT) is the global leader in precision materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries. Their technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world's population trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in 80 countries.
Honda R&D Americas, Inc., headquartered in Torrence, CA provides research, development and testing services for its parent company Honda. Honda R&D’s primary focus is on product planning, market research, styling design, testing, and engineering research. In addition to automotive products, HRA designs include ATVs and power sport vehicles (Honda Rubicon and Honda Pioneer) as well as snowblowers (HSS Series) and lawn mowers (HRX Series).
Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and remains entirely family-owned and operated. With more than 330 locations and more than 200 Love’s Tire Care centers in 40 states, Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 stores per year. Love’s is currently ranked No. 13 on Forbes Magazine’s annual listing of America’s Largest Private Companies.
VSP Global offers world-class products and services to eyecare professionals, employers, and more than 64 million members through a group of leading companies providing comprehensive eyecare coverage, access to cutting-edge frame styles and brands, design of custom interiors and merchandising systems, innovative e-commerce and practice management solutions, and technologically advanced lab services.
This U.S. Federal Government Agency operates more than 50 facilities with more than 10,000 people world-wide. The dollar value of its services is estimated at more than a half billion dollars per year.
Mosaic is the world’s largest combined producer of potash and phosphates, two vital plant nutrients. The world needs Mosaic: population is growing fast, and farmland is not. That means farmers have to generate more food from every acre, and crop nutrients are essential to their quest. Mosaic has 8,900 people working to serve agricultural customers in approximately 40 countries around the world. Their largest centers of operation are in Central Florida, where they mine and process phosphates, and in Saskatchewan, where they produce potash, with company headquarters in Plymouth, Minnesota.
Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.
Jabil is a leading global provider of supply chain management and electronics manufacturing services in healthcare, aerospace, industrial, clean tech, storage, telecommunications and consumer industries.
AAA of Southern California is the largest member of the American Automobile Association (AAA) federation of motor clubs. AAA is a not-for-profit member service organization with more than 1,100 offices in the U.S. and Canada. It offers personal service through its network of more than 40,000 full-time employees
eBay is one of the world’s largest online marketplaces with more than 145 million active buyers globally. It is an internet consumer-to-consumer corporation, headquartered in San Jose, California that connects indidivual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses. There are more than 650 million items listed on eBay.
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration and production company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. The company explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas globally. Key focus areas include safely operating producing assets, executing existing major projects and exploring for new energy resources in promising areas.
BNSF Railway is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies, with a rail network of 32,500 route miles in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of the products and materials that help feed, clothe, supply and power communities throughout America and the world. Total operating revenue was $22 billion in 2013.
Southwest Airlines is a leading North American airline and the largest carrier of U.S. domestic passengers. The airline has more than 45,000 employees and serves more than 100 million customers annually. SWA also operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world to serve 93 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and five near-international countries.
TransAlta is an experienced and well respected power generator and wholesale marketer of electricity. The company has approximately $3 billion in annual revenue, more than $9 billion in assets, and power plants in Canada, the United States and Australia.
Siemens is a global integrated technology company with core activities in the fields of Energy, Healthcare, Industry, and Infrastructure. Technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and international focus have been company hallmarks for over 160 years. Siemens has around 362,000 employees and operate in excess of 290 major production and manufacturing plants worldwide.
Accenture Software develops industry-focused software-based solutions to help organizations meet their business goals. Their unmatched combination of software and industry, process, and technology expertise helps reduce implementation time and risk. Accenture is a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company helping clients become high-performance businesses and governments.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company with a portfolio that ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. With more than 112,000 employees and nearly 400 production sites, BASF serves customers and partners in nearly every country in the world.
Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is leading the transition to software-defining the workplace, uniting virtualization, mobility management, networking and SaaS solutions to enable new ways for businesses and people to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, mobile workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. With annual revenue in 2014 of $3.14 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally.
Boston Scientific is a leading developer and manufacturer of products and technologies used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions. With 12 manufacturing facilities worldwide and 23,000 employees, the company had more than $7 billion in revenue in 2013.
Precision Drilling Corporation is Canada's largest oilfield services company and one of the largest in the United States. Precision also has a growing presence internationally. Precision provides customers with access to an extensive fleet of contract drilling rigs, directional drilling services, well service and snubbing rigs, coil tubing services, camps, rental equipment, and water treatment units backed by a comprehensive mix of technical support services and skilled, experienced personnel. Precision is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
General Mills is one of the largest food companies in the world, marketing in more than 100 countries on six continents. The company employs 41,000 and in 2013, their global net sales were $17.8 billion. General Mills operates three core business segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience & Foodservice.
The City of Dallas has approximately 13,000 employees, with an annual budget of nearly $3 billion. Dallas is the number one visitor and leisure destination in Texas and the ninth largest city in the country. The city is also part of the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, with a population of 1.2 million. A modern and sophisticated city with the largest urban arts district in the nation, Dallas has more than 13 entertainment districts and is the ideal place to discover the latest and greatest partnerships and attractions.
Graybar is a Fortune 500 company specializing in supply chain management services and is a leading North American distributor of high-quality components, equipment and materials for a number of industries. With more than $5.7 billion in revenue (2013), Graybar employs thousands at more than 250 North American distribution centers. As one of North America's largest employee-owned companies, Graybar procures, warehouses, and delivers tens of thousands of electrical or communications and data products, components or related services to its customers.
Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company primarily engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. With operations in more than 12 countries, Hess markets gasoline at more than 1,300 filling stations to consumers in 16 states on the east coast of the U.S. The company also markets refined petroleum products, natural gas, and electricity in the U.S. Hess was ranked #75 in the 2013 Fortune 500 rankings.
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. The company's vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees make them a global leader in transportation. Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.
FortisBC is building energy infrastructure in the province to ensure they meet customers’ energy demands, today and in the future – safely, reliably and at the lowest reasonable cost. The company delivers approximately 21 per cent of the total energy consumed in British Columbia, which is the most energy delivered by any utility in the province. Whether delivering electricity, natural gas or propane, their more than 2,260 employees serve approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 communities.
Cameco Resources is America's largest uranium producer. Cameco's mines in Wyoming and Nebraska provide more than half of America's domestically produced uranium used to generate clean-air electricity at nuclear power plants. The company is a subsidiary of one of the world's largest uranium producers, Cameco Corporation of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The U.S. headquarters are in Casper, Wyoming.
Established in 1959, the IDB is the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, with a strong commitment to achieve measurable results, increased integrity, transparency and accountability. It has an evolving reform agenda that seeks to increase our development impact in the region
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content on worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
NS operates in the public transport sector. It provides reliable passenger transport, comfortable trains and buses, lively stations and station areas and a range of services for a pleasant journey from door to door. The company's 32,155 employees put their combined effort into one mission: to keep transporting more passengers safely, punctually and comfortably via appealing stations. The operations of NS cover both passenger transport and hub development and operation, with combined revenues of €4.6 billion. More than 85% of that comes from passenger transport. NS Information Technology is a division of the Dutch Railway Company NS.
Hallmark Cards, Inc. creates products sold in more than 40,000 retail stores across the U.S. and in 100 countries worldwide. In the U.S., innovative Hallmark greeting cards and gifts are sold through the network of Hallmark Gold Crown® specialty stores, leading mass retailers and online. Worldwide, Hallmark offers products in more than 30 languages and announced revenues of $3.9 billion in 2013.
The U.S. Army is one of the three military departments (Army, Navy and Air Force) reporting to the Department of Defense. It is composed of two distinct and equally important components: the active component and the reserve components. The reserve components are the United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard.
TXU Energy is a market-leading competitive retail electricity provider, powering the lives of more Texans than any other retailer. TXU Energy offers a variety of innovative products and solutions, allowing both its residential and business customers to choose options that best meet their needs, including exceptional customer service, competitively priced electricity service plans, innovative energy efficiency options, renewable energy programs and other electricity-related products and services.
Bell is Canada's largest telecommunications company, providing mobile phone, TV, high speed and wireless Internet, and residential home phone services. Powered by industry-leading investments in media content and broadband networks, Bell services include high-speed Fibe Internet, Fibe TV, Satellite TV, Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile, home phone local and long distance services, as well as IP-broadband services and information and communications technology (ICT) services.
HollyFrontier Corporation is among the largest independent petroleum refiners in the United States with operations throughout the mid-continent, southwestern and Rocky Mountain regions. Subsidiaries of HollyFrontier produce and market gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, asphalt, heavy products and specialty lubricant products. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and has a crude oil processing capacity of 443,000 barrels per day
Itron is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. The company provides comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Their broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; as well as managed and consulting services. With thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries, Itron applies knowledge and technology to better manage energy and water resources.
Analog Devices (NASDAQ: ADI) is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a broad portfolio of high performance analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in virtually all types of electronic equipment. Used by over 100,000 customers worldwide, the company’s signal processing products play a fundamental role in converting, conditioning, and processing real-world phenomena such as temperature, pressure, sound, light, speed, and motion into electrical signals to be used in a wide array of electronic devices.
The tasks of the Danish Armed Forces can be divided into national and international tasks. National tasks comprise – besides monitoring of the national territory and enforcement of sovereignty – a range of more civilian-oriented tasks in support of Danish society, such as search and rescue operations and environmental tasks. The international tasks typically fall within the following areas: armed conflict, stabilisation tasks, and international policing.
The Defense Logistics Agency is the Department of Defense's largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries. DLA employs about 27,000 employees. The Agency's headquarters is at Fort Belvoir, in Northern Virginia.
The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® make up one of the United States' largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses and provide a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Farmers serves more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states. The company has over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.
Coop is the second-largest retail group in Switzerland. Close to its customers and organized in five sales regions, Coop operates over 1900 stores, including 800 supermarkets and megastores throughout Switzerland. The company also owns and distributes a number of brands and product lines. The Coop Group has 77,000 employees.