The maker of everything from Magnum to Marmite is up a chunky nine places, and takes the criteria awards for ability to attract, retain and develop top talent and also community and environmental responsibility. The strategy of besuited radical boss Paul Polman - sustainable growth while cutting the environmental impact of Unilever's products - has paid dividends. Global turnover in 2012 was up 10.5% to EUR51bn, with carbon emissions, waste and water use all down. But flagging sales in emerging markets resulted in a warning in October that 2013 revenues - and profits - may not look quite so whiter than white.
The Treasury has a lot of thinking to do about how they will implement a revenue-based tax.
The 35 Women Under 35 alumna is using flexible legal talent to bring outsourcing back onshore.
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Theresa May's desire to keep Unilever in the UK is based on politics rather than economics.
'To my amazement, he actually picked up,' says Mel Stride, Financial Secretary to the Treasury.