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These are the top 10 employers in Fortune Global 500 list

Updated : 2019-07-29 13:07:52

The companies that made it to this year’s Fortune 500 list for most valuable companies in the globe are also one of the top employers. These companies, with their global outreach, employ thousands of people across the globe. Here is the list of top ten employers among the Fortune 500 companies:

US retail giant Walmart that tops the overall rankings has also emerged as the largest employer among the Fortune 500 companies. The retail giant has 22 lakh employees working for it across the globe. (REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo)
US retail giant Walmart that tops the overall rankings has also emerged as the largest employer among the Fortune 500 companies. The retail giant has 22 lakh employees working for it across the globe. (REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo)
Coming second in the list is the American retail giant Amazon. Founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos the company is the largest online retailer in the planet. The company has over 6.47 lakh employees. (Source: AP)
Coming second in the list is the American retail giant Amazon. Founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos the company is the largest online retailer in the planet. The company has over 6.47 lakh employees. (Source: AP)
Kroger, the American retailing company founded by Bernard Kroger, is taking the competition by rivals in the sector head-on. The Ohio based retail giant currently has over 4.53 lakh employees. (Wikimedia Commons)
Kroger, the American retailing company founded by Bernard Kroger, is taking the competition by rivals in the sector head-on. The Ohio based retail giant currently has over 4.53 lakh employees. (Wikimedia Commons)
Yum China Holdings Inc. is one of the largest restaurant companies in China. The Texas-based fast-food restaurant company separated from Yum! Brands in 2016 to solely focus on growth in China has currently over 4.5 lakh employees. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Yum China Holdings Inc. is one of the largest restaurant companies in China. The Texas-based fast-food restaurant company separated from Yum! Brands in 2016 to solely focus on growth in China has currently over 4.5 lakh employees. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Home Depot is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, supplying tools, construction products, and other services. The Atlanta based firm has over 4.13 employees. (Wikimedia Commons)
Home Depot is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, supplying tools, construction products, and other services. The Atlanta based firm has over 4.13 employees. (Wikimedia Commons)
Omaha based multinational conglomerate holding company Berkshire Hathaway headed by CEO Warren Buffet comes next in the list. (Wikimedia Commons)
Omaha based multinational conglomerate holding company Berkshire Hathaway headed by CEO Warren Buffet comes next in the list. (Wikimedia Commons)
International Business Machines Corporation or IBM is a multinational information technology company headquartered in New York and operates in more than 170 countries.  The tech giant employs over 3.81 lakh people. (stock image)
International Business Machines Corporation or IBM is a multinational information technology company headquartered in New York and operates in more than 170 countries.  The tech giant employs over 3.81 lakh people. (stock image)
American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company UPS is a globally reputed firm in the field of logistics. Based in Georgia, the company has over 3.64 lakh employees. (Wikimedia Commons)
American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company UPS is a globally reputed firm in the field of logistics. Based in Georgia, the company has over 3.64 lakh employees. (Wikimedia Commons)
Target is one of the largest retailers in the US. Founded by George Dayton and headquartered in Minneapolis, the company has over 3.6 lakh staff. (Wikimedia Commons)
Target is one of the largest retailers in the US. Founded by George Dayton and headquartered in Minneapolis, the company has over 3.6 lakh staff. (Wikimedia Commons)
FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis. The company comes tenth in the list by having over 3.59 lakh employees. (REUTERS/Jim Young)
FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis. The company comes tenth in the list by having over 3.59 lakh employees. (REUTERS/Jim Young)
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