Facebook named world’s most empathetic company in Global Empathy Index

Facebook has been ranked the most empathetic company in the world in a study published by Harvard Business Review.

The Global Empathy Index analyses companies around the world but a majority are from the US, UK and India.

The annual study, which scores companies based on their ethics, leadership, internal culture, brand perception and social media messaging, aims to spotlight businesses that are “successfully creating empathetic cultures”.

“These are the companies that retain the best people, create environments where diverse teams thrive, and ultimately reap the greatest financial rewards,” says author-activist Belinda Parmar in Harvard Business Review.

Based on these characteristics, The Global Empathy Index puts 20 companies on a “most empathetic” list and 20 on a “least empathetic” one.

Tech companies came out on the top of the most empathetic list while companies in the oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and finance sectors ranked highly on the “least empathetic” list.

Following Facebook, which got a score of 100, is Alphabet, the public holding company founded by Google’s brainchildren Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

Alphabet was scored at 99.4, followed by LinkedIn at 98.8.

The least empathetic companies, according to the study, are Bharat Petroleum with a score of zero, followed by Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries, which scored 0.6, and ICICI Bank with a score of 1.2.

Read the full report here.

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5 years ago

They are coming here because the margins to be had, are so huge.

The 2 locals have not been competitive, enough for years.

Our big 2 also have been lazy and should and could branched out into Asia for the last 30 years like the Europeans.

Our costs are too high and we dont see that as problem. Lower costs, lower prices and with a more competitive psyche , would eventuate in a better GDP PPP ( purchasing parity power) than now. Taiwan has really got this idea and is decades ahead of us here.

Blue Gum
Blue Gum
5 years ago

Welcome Kaufland.

5 years ago

as long as aussie companies die then hell yeah just need gayfl cricket and all those bogans to get tsunamied away to north korea or syria and it will be beautiful..death to aussie companys sport losers and holden haha..whta a sh1tehole to live in sersiously..which country wants to pay some yobbo $25 p/hr when china is doing it for $2 a day and actually work hard not like lazy racist skips..move ya stuff o/s aus has no future except claiming dole payments and feeding their kids maccas everyday..im a football fan haha suckers.. face it aus never leads always follows yanks ass3s chinas..who next ..true blu my fat behind more like bunch of non hopers

Migar Roth
Migar Roth
5 years ago

Dickhead alert.

Migar Roth
Migar Roth
5 years ago

Colesworths had discount stores, BI-LO and Food for Less (from the old Jack the Slasher group in Queensland). They were direct competitors to Franklins.

When Franklins went bust in the late 1990s, if Colesworths had streamlined these stores and made them more Aldi-like then foreign competition would have found it very hard to get a toe hold here.

Instead, they either closed down or sold off the smaller outlets and turned the bigger ones into plain old Coles and Woolies stores. They did this right at the time that Aldi were arriving on the scene. Sailed right under their radar.

Serves them right.

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