Two multinational ophthalmic companies – Alcon and Essilor International – have been ranked in the Top 25 of the “Global List of Companies Most Likely to Succeed Now and in the Future” by the esteemed American business magazine, Forbes.
“The World’s MostInnovative Companies” list aims to identify leading-edge corporations most likely to succeed now and in the future based on an eight-year study by Harvard Business School professor and master of disruptive innovation, Clayton M. Christensen and colleagues.
The rankings are based on an assessment of each company’s “innovation premium,” a quantified metric that measures the premium the stock market gives a company for anticipated or expected innovation.
Essilor, achieved an innovation premium of 33.2 and ranked 25th in the Top 100 companies on the Forbes list. Alcon ranked just ahead of Essilor at 21st with a premium of 34.9, Proctor & Gamble ranked 24th and L’Oreal came in at 26.