This week, 82 companies were updated in the Global 5000 database.  The largest of these (by revenue)  include:

  • Costco Wholesale
  • Endesa
  • Saudi Basic Industries
  • China North
  • Central Japan Railway
  • Aegis Group
  • Linde Group
  • Caltex Australia
  • Woori Investments & Securities
  • Royal Mail Holdings

One of the things we started collecting is number of LinkedIn members stating they currently work for a particular company. We were able to check on 61 companies in our update group this week.  These 61 companies have 891,000 employees and approximately 10% of them are on LinkedIn.  And that ratio holds for non-US companies as well