From the perspective of “actors,” London and Singapore are believed to be most attractive to managers. Learn more from this report put together by Kearney experts. EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, Michigan Economic Development Corporation BrandVoice. You can download the PDF version of the Summary below. Since 2006 GlobalFirepower (GFP) has provided a unique analytical display of data concerning 138 modern military powers.The GFP ranking is based on each nation's potential war-making capability … London (#1), marked a decrease in “Nominal GDP” and “World’s Top 500 Companies,” perhaps due to confusion surrounding the Brexit negotiations. Relative attractiveness, or “value” of each “function” is evaluated from the perspective of five “actors:” managers, researchers, artists, visitors, and residents. I have visited dozens of wonderful cities around the world both on business and in private, and Tokyo strikes me as one of the greatest—a jewel in Japan’s crown. Kuala Lumpur; 35. Vienna. The Institute for Urban Strategies at The Mori Memorial Foundation in Tokyo published another study called “The Global Power City Index 2011.” This report examined cities in terms of … These are all reasons why the number of international companies and startups grows year on year.Amsterdam is working hard on the development of houses and international schools to host the steady growth of (international) inhabitants. The world according to GaWC is a city-centred world of flows in contrast to the more familiar state-centred world of boundaries. Thumbnail. The Global Power City Index (GPCI) evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to their “magnetism,” i.e. As with other cities, there was considerable change in Tokyo’s relative ranking on the six criteria, however. The Mori Memorial Foundation. In terms of appeal to residents, Paris is number one, with a considerable lead over number two, London. After holding the 4th place position ever since the Global Power City Index was first presented in 2008, Tokyo has this year favorable achieved 3rd place. I am working with London’s business community to ensure their needs are met as we leave the EU and that our great city maintains its global position. The ranking was produced under a research committee headed by the Institute chairman, the estimable former Koizumi government economic “czar” and Keio University professor, Takenaka Heizo, and included, as principal advisor, the late Sir Peter Hall, professor, University College London; Saskia Sassen, professor, Columbia University; Richard Bender, professor and dean emeritus, UC Berkeley, and Ichikawa Hiroo, professor, Meiji University. Beijing; 15. Despite not experiencing a rise in score as high as the top 2 cities, Tokyo still manages to maintain its seat at #3. The biggest challenge now for Amsterdam is to keep its unique balance between being one of the most attractive cities to live in, to work in and to visit.We highly appreciate that the Institute for Urban Strategies is taking the lead in researching worldwide city development and using their knowledge to help cities with their urban challenges. Akira sought a scaled-down and slightly different direction of small-scale office and leisure properties. Reina Matsushita / Kaya Tanabe, For more information about the Global Power City Index, please see the Summary or order the YEARBOOK. Weber Shandwick All Rights Reserved. As we turn toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and beyond, we look forward to demonstrating to the world that Tokyo is indeed the best city to live and work in, as well as to visit. Selection criteria may be based on a yardstick value (e.g., if the producer-service sector is the largest sector then city X is a world city) or on an imminent determination (if the producer-service secto…