Today, TIME revealed the third annual TIME100 Most Influential Companies list, highlighting businesses and leaders shaping our future.
The 2023 TIME100 Most Influential Companies issue features 2 worldwide covers, each spotlighting a CEO or top executive from a company on the list with an in-depth profile, including: Kim Kardashian, Founder of Skims and Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI.
To assemble the list, TIME solicited nominations across sectors, and polled its global network of contributors and correspondents, as well as outside experts. Then TIME editors evaluated each on key factors, including impact, innovation, ambition, and success. The result is a diverse group of 100 businesses helping chart an essential path forward.
The 2023 TIME100 Most Influential Companies features more companies in Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability than ever before.
More than 12% of the companies on this year’s list are in the AI industry, including: OpenAI, Nvidia, Google DeepMind, Hugging Face, Metaphysic, Runway, and more.
This year, more than 15% of the companies on the list are in the Sustainability category, including: M-Kopa, Schneider Electric, Aclima, Albemarle, Land O’Lakes, Kayrros, Patagonia, The North Face, ZeroAvia, Regrow Ag, and more.
Remarkably, 42% of the companies on the list have less than 500 employees, and over half of the companies featured have less than 1,000 employees.
Major technology companies—including Samsung, Google DeepMind, Microsoft, Apple, IBM, and more—are included on the list.
Novo Nordisk–creator of diabetes and weight-loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy—Cost Plus Drugs, Virta Health, Maven Clinic, and Honeybee Health are among the companies on the list in the health industry.
Several companies are in the entertainment industry, including TikTok, Disney, Live Nation Entertainment, A24, and more.
Major League Baseball and Formula OneOne are included on this year’s list from the sports industry.
The fashion and retail industry is also represented on the list by The North Face, Crocs, Meesho, thredUP, Skims, LVMH, Ganni, and more.
See the complete 2023 TIME100 Most Influential Companies list: time.com/100companies