TIME names Apple among the most influential companies of 2021

The reputable TIME magazine has compiled its own ranking of the most influential companies in 2021. The list includes a wide variety of companies – from software developers to drug and medical product makers. There was also a place in the ranking for Apple.

In compiling the list, editors and experts chose companies that help move the entire field forward by setting direction. The entire rating is divided into five large categories – “Pioneers”, “Leaders”, “Innovators”, “Giants”, “Destroyers”. Each of them contains from 16 to 21 companies.

Apple got into the Leaders category. TIME editors noted Apple’s growing range of products and services, Apple’s ability to handle challenging situations, and a number of green initiatives. In addition to the Cupertinians, the Leaders category also includes pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson, developing vaccines against coronavirus, Nike, the social network Twitter and the Volkswagen automobile concern.

It is worth noting that Apple is constantly featured in various ratings. For example, this year Fortune named the iPhone maker the most respected company in the world for the 14th time, according to the financial platform Binary. Note that the American company is the richest in the world.