The Chinese e-commerce and technology giant is the only Chinese company to make the list, which includes 56 companies in total this year.
To qualify, companies needed to have appeared on at least four of Fortune’s most-rigorous annual rankings. In 2018, Alibaba was ranked among Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies (No. 34) and made the magazine’s Change the World (No.5), Future 50 (No. 14), The Global 500 (No. 300) and Most Powerful Women International (No. 16 CFO Maggie Wu) lists.
Other companies in the Blue Ribbon rankings include Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Walmart, Adidas, Intel, PepsiCo and P&G, among others. You can check out the full list here.